Advanced Track: Fundamental of Global Health Research Syllabus


Be sure to reivew the syllabus for the Fundamentals of Global Health Research Syllabus, for which you must be enrolled alongside this Advanced Track.

Time committment

We expect that you will spend an additional 2-4 hours per week completing the advanced track requirements on top of the 6-9 weekly hours for general track activities. Therefore, please anticipate you will spend 8-13 hours weekly. 

Live meeting schedule

  1. Course Orientation (all course participants. This orientation session covers expectations for the general track and how to navigate the course website.)
  2. Advanced Track Orientation (instructor, TA, and your small group. This orientation covers expectations for the advanced track and is an opportunity to meet your peers.)
  3. Project & Ideas Discussion (TA and your small group)
  4. Aims & Hypothesis Assignment Feedback (instructor, TA and your small group)
  5. Research Approach Assignment Feedback (instructor, TA and your small group)
  6. Incorporating Feedback Check-in (TA and your small group)
  7. Final Presentation (instructor, TA and your small group)

Assignments with customized feedback

  • Specific aims & hypothesis assignment (written and in a meeting)
  • Significance & innovation assignment (written only)
  • Research approach assignment (written and in a meeting)
  • Research budget  (written only)
  • Survey tool (written only)
  • Data analysis plan (written only)