Masters Modules.

Global Health and Global Politics.

Situated within contemporary approaches to international relations and international political economy, this module will introduce you to the global politics of health, addressing health as both a global issue, and also as a quintessentially political one. The module will: chart the recent rise of health as an issue of ‘high politics’; examine the relationship between individual and population health and the global political economy; explore the ways in which and institutions by which health is governed at the global level; and analyse some of the key contemporary issues and challenges in contemporary global health governance.


  • This module is typically taught through a weekly programme of lectures and seminars over the 12-week semester.


  • The module is assessed through a variety of means, which typically includes individual coursework and policy briefings.

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