This Global health course focuses on identifying and assessing 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. The focus of this course is on the distribution and determinants of health, diseases and injuries in populations with different social, economic and cultural characteristics, and on maternal and child health.
Who is it for?
This course will benefit those wishing to expand their knowledge and expertise in global public health, and the detriments and spread of disease throughout populations worldwide.
The key takeaway from this course is a deeper understanding of health challenges – in particular those faced by populations burdened by poverty.
On completion, you may take forward the credits from this course onto a PGCert, PGDip or MSc programme at City.
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.