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Humanitarian Health Integrative Activity

4th term
Online Programs for Applied Learning
4 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Asynchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Courtland Robinson

604.601.86 Public Health in Humanitarian Emergencies


Synthesize knowledge and skills in humanitarian health on a project topic of your choosing. Use a variety of possible formats -- literature review, program evaluation, policy analysis, research proposal, or a research report.

Requires students to synthesize knowledge and skills in humanitarian health on a project topic that demonstrates mastery program competencies. Completes a project on a selected aspect of humanitarian health, using one of a variety of formats including: 1) literature review; 2) program/operational plan; 3) program evaluation; 4) policy analysis; 5) research proposal; or 6) research report using data from a de-identified public data set. Results presented in the form of a final paper and an oral presentation.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Demonstrate mastery of core knowledge and skills in humanitarian health through completion of a final project activity
  2. Identify a topic in humanitarian health and produce a written report using a variety of formats relevant to the field
  3. Develop materials for an oral presentation on a chosen topic in humanitarian health and make a presentation via video-recording or live presentation
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 20% Participation
  • 20% Presentation(s)
  • 60% Final Paper

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to MAS in Humanitarian Health students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required