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BSc Global Health (intercalated) / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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BSc Global Health is designed for medical students who want to prepare themselves to be a global doctor, by enhancing their knowledge about the inter-connectedness of health and its determinants.
This course analyses the impact of major social, economic, political, cultural, and environmental factors on health challenges, such as the global epidemic in HIV/AIDS, chronic diseases, trauma in developing countries, tropical diseases and the emergence and rapid spread of infectious diseases.
This course is offered by the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at The University of Manchester, which brings together the disciplines of medicine and humanities, as well the expertise of academics and practitioners.
As an HCRI student, you will further benefit from the comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach in teaching and research, as well as individual tutorial and supervision from academics from a wide range of disciplines including Emergency Medicine, Political Science, International Relations, History, Medical Anthropology, Disaster Management, and Global Health.
Course content for year 3
Course units for year 3
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Dissertation and Research Methods||HCRI30000||40||Mandatory|
|Introduction to Global Health||HCRI30021||20||Mandatory|
|Diseases in Developing Countries||HCRI30042||20||Mandatory|
|War, Migration and Health||HCRI30032||20||Optional|
|Ethical Decision-Making Under Pressure||HCRI30061||20||Optional|
|Practical Approaches to Researching Disasters and Conflict||HCRI30111||20||Optional|
|Disaster Mobilities of Climate Change||HCRI30632||20||Optional|
|The Anthropology of Health and Wellbeing||SOAN30251||20||Optional|