Term 1: Michaelmas
September - December
Lectures for Term 1 commence at the end of September and students are required to complete 6 core compulsory modules. These core modules are designed to increase understanding of health determinants, health system organisation, health policy and financing, and various research methodologies and skills useful in the field of global health. All core modules are assessed through continuous assessment.
- Determinants of Health
- Health Economics and Financing
- Health Policy and Systems
- Principles of Social Research
- Introduction to critical reading for statistics in Global Health
Lectures run every week from Monday through Wednesday. Students are also required to participate in the Global Health Seminar series as part of the curriculum. Thursday and Friday will be for personal study, where the schedule on these days will be left to the discretion of the student. Epidemiology is scheduled as a one-week intensive module during the last week of Term 1.