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The course introduces students to the field of global health and develops skills to critically appraise organisations, actors, debates and data. Teaching material will cover: key definitions and terminology; institutions, practitioners and scholars in global health; and key drivers and challenges in the global health field. Students will learn about established and emerging topics, how these intersect with broader social, economic and political factors, and how research can make credible contributions in this context.
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The aim of this course is to introduce students to the field of global health. It will cover the key drivers and challenges in global health, as well as key institutions, practitioners and scholars. The overall purpose is to develop the student's awareness, and self-reflection, on the diverse and dynamic field of global health, and how to make meaningful contributions in this context.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
Identify, define and contextualise basic terminology and concepts in global health.
Identify and describe key institutions, practitioners and scholars in global health.
Explain key drivers and challenges in global health.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
MCQ and short answer test 20%, Global health profile 20%, Video presentation 40%, Factfinding 20%.
2 formative assessments: Contribute to a Wiki and Synthesis of learning reflective journal
Students received feedback on their applications as part of the corresponding second stage elective, PU5521.