Module Catalogues

Globalization and health

Module Title Globalization and health
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2019/20
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

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