BASIC DEMOGRAPHY AND POPULATION DYNAMICS Syllabus

380.602.94 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 3 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
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  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • explain population scenarios , trends, and patterns
    • discuss population composition and characteristics
    • discuss basic concepts in population dynamics, fertility, mortality, migration, urbanization and its relationship with health
  • Course Description
    Acquaints students with global population trends and patterns; population and health. Enhances technical skills and knowledge regarding use of demographic data for policy analysis development, program strategies and priorities. Examines measures and indicators of nuptiality, fertility, mortality and migration, and migrant health issues. Provides skills in making population estimation and projection.
  • Intended Audience
    This course is part of the curriculum of the MPH program to be offered in collaboration with Indian Institute of Health Management Research. Only students enrolled in that program will take this course.
  • Methods of Assessment
    Assignment (30%), Mid-term (20%) and final examinations (50%)
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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