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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

Term 2

JAN: Wednesday 22 and 29 January 2020
FEB: Wednesday 5, 12 and 19 February 2020
MAR: Wednesday 4, 11, 18 and 25  March 2020
APR: Wednesday 1 April 2020

Module Submission Date: 1 April 2020



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

Module leaders

  • Dr Divya Parmar

    Dr Divya Parmar joined City in 2014. She is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences and Section Editor in Globalization and Health.

    Divya's academic interests lie at the interface of public health and poverty reduction, cutting across topics on health policy, health care financing, maternal health, adolescent ...