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MH910 - International Health Policy

  • Module code: MH910
  • Module name: International Health Policy
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The overall aim of the module is to enhance the contribution of health professionals, planners and managers to both the development and delivery of public health and health care policy, from both statutory and non-statutory settings, through relevant gains in knowledge of global policy content; awareness and understanding of international developments, and the ability to appraise and apply policy models and methodologies.

Principal learning outcomes

Students will be able to: Demonstrate a systematic critical understanding of the relative significance of global policies and explain international policy options and trends; Contribute effectively to policy development in senior professional contexts through written communication/presentations; Contribute effectively to policy development in senior professional contexts through oral presentations and the negotiation of effective relationships; Apply comparative analysis and critical appraisal skills in relation to international health policy derived from theory and research at the forefront of international scholarship; Draft policy documents demonstrating systematic critical understanding of international health policy sources; Demonstrate the motivation to include active policy interest in long term career development.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 Days (2 +3)

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/med/study/cpd/module_index/mh910

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH910-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 word assessed essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 2
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 3
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 4
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 5
  • Public Health (B902) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Services Management (B9N2) - Year 6