Homeless and Inclusion Health
Homeless and Inclusion Health is a dynamic new module developed and delivered by the Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health (affiliated to Pathway) and UCL's Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care. It offers an opportunity for those with an interest in excluded or hard-to-reach groups the chance to learn from world-class UCL researchers, experienced policy makers and service providers, and former/current members of these communities.
Module Code: IEHC0039
UCL Credits: 15
Please direct queries to module administrator Eva Schaessens: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who can study this course?
Optional module for MSc Population Health, MSc/PG Dip Global Health & Development students, MSc Health and Society students and other UCL MSc/PG Dip students, subject to availability.
This module is also available as a short or taster course to external applicants. View more information about the Homeless and Inclusion Health Short and Taster course.
|Course length||7 weeks|
|Course dates||24 April to 6 June 2019|
|Days and times||
Wednesdays - reading days and self-directed learning (materials released online)
Thursdays 10am - 4pm
Lecture 1: 10 - 10:45am
Lecture 2: 11 - 11:45am
Practical/Seminar: 1:30 - 4pm
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, seminars, group discussions, panels with relevant professionals and 'Experts by Experience', self-directed reading
- Key Concepts in Homeless and Inclusion Health
- Health Consequences of Exclusion and the Practical Responses
- Social Theories of Exclusion
- Community Participation and Engagement with Excluded Populations
- Service Users’ Perspectives
- Applied Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
- International Perspectives
- Inclusion Health Policy and Advocacy
- Structural and Legal Factors
- Inclusion Health Service Development and Evaluation
Written Report, 2000 words, weighted 100%
To be confirmed (roughly 2 weeks after end of module)
Selected Reading List
· Aldridge et al. The health impact of social exclusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis of morbidity and mortality data from homeless, prison, sex work and substance use disorder populations in high-income countries. The Lancet (in press, expected publication November 2017).
· Luchenski et al. What works in Inclusion Health: overview of effective interventions for marginalised and excluded populations. The Lancet (in press, expected publication November 2017).