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311.720.93 Tsinghua DrPH Capstone

Health Policy and Management
4th term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Beijing, China
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Judith Holzer
Course Instructor :

Completion of all required program coursework


Helps Tsinghua DrPH students synthesize course content with a specific focus on problem identification and the development of testable hypotheses; how to develop a conceptual model; approaches for conducting a literature review and synthesis. Provides an overview of the DrPH written qualifying examination.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify a public health problem and develop testable hypotheses
  2. Develop conceptual models
  3. Conduct literature reviews and synthesis
  4. describe the components and expectations for the written qualifying exam
Methods of Assessment:

Class participation (15%); development of a conceptual model (40%); exam outline (45%)

Enrollment Restriction:

Enrollment restricted to students in the Tsinghua DrPH cohort

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

This course will be offered over a 2-day period in Beijing China. Students may be required to complete assignments prior to the first class session