Geography of Health

30 points, 0.2500 EFTS



The course provides an introduction to the concepts and applications of health geography through exploration of spatial patterns of human disease and health-care services. The course is organised into the following sections: health and the physical environment, health inequalities, geography of health systems and service provision, and global health challenges.


30 points of 200-level Geography, or HLTH201 and HLTH202, or in special cases with approval of the Head of Department.