Course Code HLTH 602A
Course Title Foundations of Public Health
Online Offers
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Narveen Jandu)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

An introduction to the philosophical, historical, ecological, legislative, and ethical foundations for understanding the practice of public health in Canada. The course is delivered in a 2-week block at the beginning of the MPH program sequence on the UW main campus. For MPH student only. The course must be successfully completed by MPH students before proceeding to other courses in the MPH program sequence.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Fall 2020 course outline (note 2)
Requisites
  • Prerequisite: Master of Public Health Students only.
Materials
  • Software: Microsoft PowerPoint
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) This course is delivered in a 2-week block at the beginning of the MPH program sequence, on the UW main campus.
2) This course must be successfully completed by MPH students before proceeding to other courses in the MPH program sequence.
3) Graded on a credit/non-credit basis.
4) This course fulfills one of the MPH core requirements.
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  2. If available, the example of a recent course outline is provided for general information only. It gives an overview of the course from a recent offering but it is not the course outline for the current offer and is subject to change. If you are currently taking this course, the official course outline that applies to this offer is in your online course.
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