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BSc Public Health (Distance/Blended Learning)
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
Global Health Y2
|Unit level||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This unit will explore globalisation and its impacts on health. We will explore the impact of economy on health policies and practice, and vice versa i.e. "health is wealth". We will explore alternative approaches to maximise the potential benefit from specific enquiry, to improve the way in which health care is provided with rising globalisation.
The unit aims to: develop the students' basic understanding of globalisation, the economy and public health.
|Category of Outcome||Students will be able to:|
|Knowledge and understanding|| |
A1 Understand and apply alternative approaches to maximise the potential benefit from scientific enquiry, to improve the way in which health care is provided, internationall.
A2 Define health and ill-health and understand the underlying principles behind inequalities in health, internationally.
A3 Understand the principles of globalisaton on public health and the economy.
|Intellectual skills|| |
B1 Identify and evaluate the evidence required for health policy and practice
B2 Identify the impact on health on the wealth of a nation to the individual
|Practical skills|| |
C1 Find existing sources of evidence relevant to clinical and non-clinical health questions
C2 Be able to critically appraise common research designs and assess the published literature
|Transferable skills and personal qualities||D1 Reflect of global health principles and applications |
D2 Develop communication skills to implement global health interventions
Teaching and learning methods
The majority of the course will be through elearning which will include required and additional learning,. self-tests and discussion boards. There will be 5 webinars that will be recoded to allow synchronous and asynchornous learning.
Discussion boards will provide consolidation exercises to provide feedback for the ILOs
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|Arpana Verma||Unit coordinator|