Not available in 2017/18
SA4BA Half Unit
Global Population Health Research Report
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Dr Arjan Gjonca OLD M.2.25
An appropriate academic adviser will be appointed to advise each student.
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Global Population Health. This course is not available as an outside option.
This course is compulsory for students on the MSc in Global Population Health (reorganised MSc in Health Population and Society) unless they can demonstrate prior training and advanced knowledge of research design and analysis and are permitted to enrol on SA4B3. This course is not available as an outside option. Students taking this course are also enrolled in SA4P2 Global Population Health: Research Design and Analyses.
Students must have completed Global Population Health: Research Design and Analyses (SA4P2).
This course does not have any pre-requisites. It is compulsory for students of MSc in Global Population Health unless they can demonstrate prior training and advanced knowledge in research design and analysis and are permitted to enrol in SA4B3 (the full unit dissertation in MSc in Global Population Health). Students taking this course should also enrol in SA4P2 Global Population Health: Research Design and Analyses.
The research report enables students to analyse in greater depth a topic relevant to Global Population Health. The topic can be drawn from global health issues in high, middle or low income countries. The topic of research should reflect the topics that have been studied by the student during the year and will be decided with the allocated academic adviser.
Student taking this dissertation course must take SA4P2 Global Population Health: Research Design and Analyses.
This is a dissertation course and there is no teaching involved.
Dissertation (90%, 5000 words) in September.
Presentation (5%) in the LT.
Project (5%, 500 words) in the MT.
The evaluation of this course is done through the research report which counts for 90% (submitted in September) of the final mark and 10 % will be equally split for a presentation (in LT) and the research proposal (end of MT).
Department: Social Policy
Total students 2016/17: Unavailable
Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable
Controlled access 2016/17: No
Value: Half Unit
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