Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: DPH001
Module Title: Globalization and health
Module Level: Level 0
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Health and Environmental Science
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
This module provides an introduction to globalization as a social phenomenon and examines its consequences on population health. Students will be familiarized with some of the most important challenges in global health and will learn to regard them at the intersection between structure, culture, and agency.
Learning outcomes 
A Understand the impact of globalization on population health

B Describe and analyze global health challenges

C Understand the social, cultural, and economic determinants of health

Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures and seminars
Syllabus 
Globalization as a social phenomenon

Structure, culture and health

Diseases of poverty and affluence

Epidemic outbreaks in the globalized world

The health of women and children

The global health arena
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 12  12        51  75 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Presentation 20.00
2 Assignment 20.00
3 Final Paper 60.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 12/8/2019 2:41:17 AM