This programme is intended for individuals from a wide range of disciplines and professions who wish to develop an understanding of health issues that integrate health and social science perspectives in a global context. As global health is a multidisciplinary field, applicants can be graduates of any academic discipline.
Trinity College Dublin has high academic entry requirements for postgraduate courses. Applicants will need to hold:
- At least a 2.1 honours degree from an Irish university or equivalent result from a university in another country
- A fluent command of the English language (requirements below)
In addition to the general entry requirements for postgraduate study in Trinity College, applicants must have a demonstrated interest and/or experience in global health or health issues in developing countries.
Further information for applicants from outside of Ireland is available from the Graduate Studies Office: http://www.tcd.ie/Graduate_Studies/prospectivestudents/howtoapply/requirements/international/index.php; and the International Office: http://www.tcd.ie/international/
English Language Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English, must provide supporting documentary evidence of their competence in English.
The following tests results are recognised:
- IELTS: Grade 6.5 with no individual band below 6
- TOEFL: 88 – internet-based, 230 – computer-based, 570 – paper-based
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English: Grade C
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: Grade C
Prospective applicants can get further clarification on entry requirements directly from the Graduate Studies Office: http://www.tcd.ie/Graduate_Studies/prospectivestudents/howtoapply/requirements/international/index.php