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220.606.01
Doctoral Seminar in International Health II

Location:
East Baltimore
Term:
2nd term
Department:
International Health
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
TBD
Class Times:
  • Friday,  12:00 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Maria Knoll
Resources:
Prerequisite:

220.605 Doctoral Seminar in International Health I

Description:

Discusses how to identify a thesis topic, write a proposal, seek funding, understand challenges in execution, and thesis format and write up. Students read five doctoral theses, one from each Department of International Health program, and student groups lead discussions with the former students and their thesis advisors in class.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Think and write critically
  2. Use a case-based approach to identify a doctoral thesis topic and to understand the challenges of conducting doctoral work from initiation to publication
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 99% Participation

Enrollment Restriction:

Only first year International Health doctoral students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required