Faculty of Medicine
Global Health
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://www.ghd.sph.hku.hk/minor-options
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? The Global Health Minor takes a multidisciplinary approach in the study of the environmental, economic, social and political change on the health of human populations and the environment. The key concepts, debates, challenges, and opportunities in the field of global health will be explored through a broad-based and intellectually engaging curriculum. Students will apply their acquired knowledge and skills in these core areas to efforts to mitigate these transnational problems and improve health as global citizens.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Faculty of Medicine

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Minor:
Students are required to complete 36 credits of the following courses subject to the University’s regulations on credit double-counting:
GEOG2124, URBS1003, SOWK3099, GHAD3003; GHAD1003/GHAD3002 or LLAW3027;
GHAD4003 or GHAD4004

Courses may be offered in an alternate semesters/academic years.
Career opportunities Please check with the School of Public Health or CEDARS (Careers & Placement) for further information.
Further information https://www.ghd.sph.hku.hk/minor-options
Contact ghdsph@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.