Module Catalogues

Organising the Health of the Public III: Policy Making for Health

Module Title Organising the Health of the Public III: Policy Making for Health
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This module will introduce the student to both the domains of policy making in general and health policy making in particular. We will examine the predominant state and international, public-private and multilateral stakeholders of health policy and the ways in which health and well-being policies are implemented.

Learning outcomes

A Discuss and evaluate the rational policy model.
B Show how policy making is a political process.
C Examine how power is embedded in policy making.
D Investigate the value of stakeholder agendas in policy making
E Manage the challenges in appropriate health care policy making and implementation

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures, discussion, debates and videos