INTERNATIONAL HEALTH POLICY

PHE5IPO

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students learn about institutions and frameworks for international health policy national health development and global health governance, improving health services, making and implementing policies in a global context, and health policy changes and challenges. This subject will be taught at the City Campus, and will be provided in block mode.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites One of PHE4POL, PHE5POL, PHE4HPA or PHE5HPA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.Students will be expected to be familiar with basic frameworks of public health policy before commencing the course.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMaking sense of global health governancePrescribedBuse, Hein & Drager (eds). 2009.PALGRAVE MCMILLAN.
ReadingsText book of international healthPrescribedBirn, Pillay & Holtz. 2009.OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. explore and analyse of the tensions and debates in international health policy and how they influence present course of policy development

Activities:
Online lectures, guest lectures, discussion groups

02. critically assess of contemporary trends and developments in international health policy

Activities:
Online lectures, guest lectures, discussion groups, book reviews

03. engage with health policy development at the glocal level

Activities:
Online lectures, guest lectures, discussion groups, book reviews, team work, advocacy

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size80

Enrolment information Quota due to limited resources. Enrolments accepted until quota is reached.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Class requirements

Lecture
Six 2.0 hours lecture per study period and delivered via online.

Tutorial
Six 3.0 hours tutorial per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
Six 1.5 hours tutorial per study period and delivered via online.
"Reflective tutorials"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word assignmentBook review25 01, 02, 03
one 2,500-word assignmentPolicy analysis50 01, 02, 03
one class group presentation - 3000 wordsSmall groups of up to five, topic to be decided on a current issue25 01, 02, 03