This programme equips students with the skills needed to appreciate and analyse the state of public health in low- and middle-income countries and to design and evaluate actions to address public health concerns. Students will have substantial experience of planning or implementing public health programmes, of public health teaching or research in low- or middle- income countries.
The programme will enable you to:
- articulate a critical understanding of a range of topics related to public health in low- and middle-income settings
- apply public health research skills to examine critically a range of public health questions
- evaluate actions designed to improve public health
- formulate evidence-based and appropriate strategies to control health problems and promote health
- frame your knowledge of public health within a development context
Graduates from this programme work in global health, health service management, in health programmes in low- and-middle-income countries, in NGOs, international organisations and in research.
Health Policy, Process & Power
Introduction to Health Economics
Principles of Social Research
Applying Public Health Principles in Developing Countries
Elective modules include:
Statistical Methods in Epidemiology
Conflict and Health
Current Issues in Safe Motherhood & Perinatal Health
Epidemiology & Control of Communicable Diseases
Ethics, Public Health and Human Rights
Residential Field Trip
There are two residential field trips, one during the orientation week and the other after the summer examinations.
You will complete a research project relating to public health in a low- or middle-income country.
Duration: one year full-time or two years part-time. Students can choose to attend part-time throughout both years or by split-study.
Programme directors: Dr Daniel Chandramohan, Krystyna Makowiecka, Ms Sandra Mounier-Jack
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