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.
JAN: Wednesday 18 and 25 January 2023
FEB: Wednesday 1, 8 and 15 February 2023
MAR: Wednesday 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 March 2023
(Attendance: on campus)
JAN: Friday 20 and 27 January 2023
FEB: Friday 3, 10 and 17 February 2023
MAR: Friday 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 March 2023
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 short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards: