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Course Overview

This course allows students to develop deepened knowledge into current research and methodological development in selected area(s) in a world-class research environment. Students develop capacities to independently and creatively identify and formulate research questions and operationalize objectives with appropriate methodologies and activities within timeframes.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No

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Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either MSc Global Health and Management (Studied) or MSc Economics of Health (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • PU5902 International Health Thesis (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

With supervision from active academics, students develop research ideas into rigorous designs and conduct data collection, analysis and interpretation according to accepted codes of practice and professional conduct. Students also critically evaluate their work plans and outputs in a thesis submission and poster presentation.

Further Information & Notes

Supervisors will be appointed to guide students with regular meetings (at least bi-weekly).

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Global Health and Management

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Oral protocol presentation (10%); 12,500 word thesis (70%); poster presentation (10%); supervisors report (10%).

Formative Assessment




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