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Sociology of Health, Health Policy and the Social Determinants of Health


Dr Wolf Markham

Duration: 5 days

4,000 word essay

CATS: 20

Code: MH903

Learn about concepts of health and illness, including:

  • Lay and professional understandings of health, illness and disease
  • Concepts of primary and secondary deviance; stigma, disability and handicap
  • Social and structural iatrogenesis
  • Role of medicine in society
  • Social patterns and experiences of illness
  • Social, cultural and psychological factors

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Next Course
  • Mon 04 Feb '19
    04/02 - 06/02: Social Determinants of Health
    Mon 11 Feb '19
    11/02 - 12/02: Social Determinants of Health
Other options
  • MSc route: available as an option on MSc in Health Research; or on Masters in Public Health (MPH)
  • Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a non-accredited course or a Postgraduate Award. Contact us (CPDenquiries at warwick dot ac dot uk) for more information