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Global Health CPPD

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Course overview

The Global health module focuses on identifying and assessing the challenges in public health from a global perspective and provides you with a platform for education and research about health challenges facing the world's populations, particularly in populations burdened by poverty.

The overarching aim of the principles of global health is to contribute to a reduction of the global burden of disease. Focus is placed on the distribution and determinants of health, diseases and injuries in populations with different social, economic and cultural characteristics, maternal and child health

Module dates

Module Dates:

SEPT: Wednesday  26 September 2018
OCT: Wednesday   3, 17, 24 October 2018
NOV: Wednesday 7, 14, 21 November 2018
DEC: Wedesday 5 December 2018 (Group Presentation - attendance compusory)

Module Submission Date: Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 14:00



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • A first degree in a medical/health or social sciences discipline is required (minimum 2:1 honours degree, 3.0 GPA or an equivalent international degree)
  • Applicants with equivalent qualifications or substantial experience in health services will also be considered on an individual basis.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Dr Divya Parmar

    Dr Divya Parmar joined City in 2014. She is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for the Masters in Public Health (MPH) at the School of Health Sciences and Deputy Editor of Globalization and Health.

    Divya's academic interests lie at the interface of public health and poverty reduction, cutting across ...