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Global Health Ethics (Module)

Module description

  1. To introduce students to theoretical, conceptual and analytic work related to global health ethics

  2. To develop students’ critical understanding of different theories in social science and in political philosophy, and how these are related to global health ethics

  3. To develop students’ ability to apply justice theories to diverse challenges in the global health field

  4. To develop students’ skills in integrating empirical and analytic approaches to global health concerns

  5. To help students understand the multi-tiered network of stakeholders, organizations, and lay actors in the field of global health ethics

  6. To develop students’ skills in the complexities of case analysis and practical ethical application by providing detailed case-focused seminars

  7. To support students in developing accounts in global health ethics that point a way to practical and policy implications

Staff information

Dr Federica Lucivero

Teaching pattern

Lectures & Seminars

Module assessment - more information

1 x 3,000 word essay (100%)

Key information

Module code 7SSHM606

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module Yes