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Coursework Essay Task
You are required to explore and analyse factors in globalisation that influence global population health by writing an essay which critically answers ALL THREE questions below:
1. Oceanic fast-food company is a UK based company applying for a licence to establish fast food and take-away chains in Zimbabwe, to compete with rivals such as McDonalds and KFC. Critically discuss ONE globalisation factor driving the rise of this food multinational cooperations (MNCs) in Zimbabwe as a low- and middle-income country (LMIC) and the impact on health outcomes with respect to ONE named noncommunicable disease (NCD).
Outline categories of global health actors and discuss the role of ONE category of these actors involved in activities for the prevention, control and management of the disease mentioned in your answer to question one. Provide a specific example of an organisation under the category of actors discussed and critically explore the challenges your identified organisation experiences in performing its role to reduce the burden of the disease mentioned in your answer to question one.
(1000 words; 40 marks)
2. Dharavi slum in India is seeing higher rates of infectious respiratory disease than other parts of the country. Critically discuss ONE globalisation factor that is driving the establishment of slums in India as an LMIC and discuss potential implications on the health outcomes of the population of India as a low- and middle-income country (LMIC), with respect to ONE named infectious respiratory disease.
Outline categories of global health actors and discuss the role of ONE category of these actors involved in activities for the prevention, control and management of the disease mentioned in your answer to question one. Provide a specific example of an organisation under the category of actors discussed and critically explore the challenges your identified organisation experiences in performing its role to reduce the burden of the disease mentioned in your answer to question two.
(1000 words; 40 marks)
3. Critically analyse the output of your collaborative online international learning (COIL) project. This analysis should include your personal understanding on the knowledge base, context and recommendations of your COIL team’s portfolio, attaching the portfolio as an appendix to your essay, and specifying what COIL team you belong to which produced this portfolio. (500 words; 20 marks)
This coursework should be submitted as a written essay with one main title and three major sub-titles, based on the questions asked.
Word count: 2,500 words (+/- 10%), Credit worth: 20 credits
Due date: 30th November 2022 @ 6pmWeek 12
Method of Submission: Online via Turnitin on Aula
Pass Mark: 42% This is an individual assessment and therefore the work you submit must be your own original work, written in your own words. You need to adhere to the APA 7th Edition Referencing guidelines.
A. Guidance for doing the coursework
(i) Guidance for doing the coursework will be provided in synchronous sessions in Weeks 1, 5 and 10.
(ii) The student-led seminars are also designed to help students develop the skills to critically analyse and interpret ideas about globalisation and health that are highlighted in case-studies. We expect students to actively participate in seminar discussions to familiarise themselves with the approaches to critical analysis of the concepts that feed into their coursework because they will be expected to draw on these learnings as they undertake their coursework.
(iii) As the module progresses students will complete a Proforma Essay Plan (use template provided) for review with the tutors to show how they plan to logically respond to the coursework task in order to achieve the module learning outcomes.
B. Structure of the essay
(i) The work should have a concise and informative essay title that shows full interpretation of the coursework task.
(iii) Introduction – The essay should have a helpful introduction that interpret the assessment task, clarifies its aim, and an outline of the argument to be presented in response to the coursework task.
(iv) Main Body – Sub-titles for each of the three sub-sections of the essay based on the three questions asked in the essay task should be included. Each of these three sections should be structured as A FLOWING RESPONSE to the coursework task and should have an effective transition between them. That means each section is not a stand-alone section but ties in to make a logically written essay.
As you write your essay, do not use any of the following highlighted below: • Bullet points or listing of ideas • Graphs, maps and / or tables. The task requires students to instead use a narrative format, to interpret, describe and explain the information presented relevant to the answers being provided.
(VI) Referencing Arguments in the essay should be referenced using APA style of referencing. Work that is not referenced will get a failing mark.
C. General essay guidelines
i. The module learning outcomes
The essay should clearly and completely respond to the coursework task in order to show evidence or demonstrate achievement of all the module learning outcomes outlined below:
a) Define key concepts and critically analyse debates surrounding key concepts and principles in globalisation, global health and public health governance
b) Analyse critically the various drivers and forms of globalisation and their implications for population health and inequalities
c) Critically appraise contribution of global change and development to the burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases at the individual and societal levels
d) Evaluate the role of global health partnerships and challenges in tackling diseases, and achieving health security including global health leadership
For all instances, references must be used as acknowledgment of ideas, opinions or data obtained from other people’s work that is included in your essay in order to avoid plagiarism. They can take a variety of forms and should always accurately signpost the reader to where the idea was sourced, whether written in your own words or as direct quotation. The APA system of referencing should be used and only ONE reference list provided for the essay.
Plagiarism is a kind of academic dishonesty involving passing off someone’s work in full, phrases, ideas, or claims as your own. It breaches academic conduct. Please refer to the Postgraduate Student Handbook and the Centre for Academic Writing (CAW) for information on the associated risks and how to avoid plagiarism.
The University takes very seriously any attempt to cheat in coursework or examinations by any student and if a case is proven this can result in expulsion from the University. Academic Misconduct also involves cheating, collusion, or using unauthorised materials. Refer to the Postgraduate Student Handbook for more information.
Turnitin is set up on the module web (Aula) so that you can independently check drafts of your academic work for plagiarism before submission. To use this facility please submit your draft work through the coursework submission area. Please note that Turnitin will compare your work with material on the world- wide- web including the academic work of other students. It is very important that you do not cut and paste material from the web and other sources. Further guidelines on Turnitin are in Appendix 1.
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