Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 17/09/2020
College College Medicine and Den Sci
School Inst of Applied Health Res
Department Inst of Applied Health Res
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title Intercalated BMedSc Global Health Full-time
Programme Code 741E
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 1 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme This programme outlines an additional qualification within the portfolio of the Intercalated BMedSc which is available to medical and dental undergraduates. Intercalated degree programmes have a recognised role in providing eligible students from this and other institutions with the opportunity to undertake focussed, in-depth study in a particular topic area of continuing relevance to their professional studies and to develop their understanding and application of research methodologies. This submission provides a series of modules focusing in international health which, in conjunction with existing BMedSc modules, will provide students with a thorough grounding in this area. This submission provides a series of modules focusing in international health which, in conjunction with existing BMedSc modules, will provide students with a thorough grounding in this area.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Commonly used research methods and data analysis techniques within health and medicine.
Legal and ethical frameworks of medical research.
Key determinants of health in the world.
The possibilities for, and variations in, the organisation of healthcare delivery around the world.
Simple features of major communicable diseases around the world.
The variation in features and management of non-communicable diseases globally.
Ethical issues relating to variation in provision, cultural expectation and globalisation for provision of healthcare around the world.
How healthcare in the UK fits into the larger global perspective.
Lectures, group seminars/tutorials, practicals and independent study.
Written assignment, written examination and oral presentation.
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Critical appraisal of research.
Production of a scientifically valid and practically manageable research proposal, and competently carry out, analyse and report the piece of research.
Effective scientific communication (verbal and written).
Self-directed learning.
Ability to seek appropriate guidance when necessary.
The ability to think logically and broadly about a range of problems using a variety of disciplines, especially types of knowledge and modes of enquiry beyond bio-medicine.
Lectures, seminars, tutorials, practicals, student-led group discussions and oral presentations.
Written assignment, written examination, oral presentation of research proposal, written research proposal and written project report.