Global Health & Social Justice

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Health & Social Justice

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Development Studies, Global Health, Health Science, International Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Module description
    This module will expose you to the major issues and debates in global health to increase your understanding of global health challenges.

    Through lectures, group activities and individual reflection you will cover several disciplines including: economics, political sciences, development studies, anthropology, public health and ethics.

    You will develop the skills to critically assess scientific research and practises- with an aim to address global health inequalities. Whilst also gaining a foundation in philosophical debates about social justice and health equity.

    Teaching pattern
    Seminars and Tutorials
    Private study

    Module assessment
    One learning journal of 500 words (10%)
    One essay of 1500 words (50%)
    A1 poster - presentation (15%) and group mark (25%)

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