Summer School

Non-residential Summer School on the Social Determinants of Health

Monday 14th July - Friday 18th July 2014

To get on the school mailing list contact:

e.skinner@ucl.ac.uk

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Course Content

Term 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Social Epidemiology: Dimensions of Inequality
  • Epidemiology
  • Basic Statistics 

Term 2

Compulsory Modules

  • Social Determinants of Global Health
  • Regression Modelling
  • Research Methods

Term 3

Compulsory Module

  • Health Inequalities over the Life Course

Term 2 or 3

Optional Module

The MSc runs two optional modules in term 3

  • Ethnicity and Health
  • Advanced Statistical Modelling

You can alternatively choose any module in any discipline within UCL either in term 2 or 3.  

The MSc degree (180 credits) is calculated is as follows:
120 Credits:
Course work assessment including multiple-choice questions and open questions tests, essays, presentations, data analysis exercise, and grant proposal exercise.
60 Credits: Dissertation

The Diploma assessment is calculated as follows:
120 Credits: Course work assessment including multiple-choice questions and open questions tests, essays, presentations, data analysis exercise, and grant proposal exercise.

Teaching assessment
Formal appraisal of teaching quality is carried out by colleagues, external assessors and anonymous student evaluation.

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