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Global Health CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

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

Term 2

JAN: Tuesday 20 and 27 January 2021
FEB: Tuesday 3, 10 and 17 February 2021
MAR: Tuesday 3, 10,17,24 and 31  March 2021

Eligibility

Eligibility

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