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PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND PRACTICE IN CHINA

 

Examine how public health policy is shaped by today's social, economic, and political currents and ultimately put into practice in the world's most populous country. Gain hands-on experience in globally relevant health topics by pursuing a directed research project or an internship with a local or international organization.

Fall 2019 dates are tentative and subject to change slightly.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Asian Studies
  • Health And Society
  • Kinesiology
  • Public Health
  • Chinese
  • Health Education
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Communication Studies
  • Human Development And Family S
  • Nutrition
  • Urban Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Human Ecology
  • Physical Education
  • Women's And Gender Studies
  • Government
  • Humanities

Sponsored by IFSA - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

Students enroll in 16 hours comprised of a core course (Public Health Policy and Practice in China), Chinese language, and three electives (including internship or directed research options). Program is housed at IFSA center near Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE).

Faculty

Language classes are taught by native Chinese instructors selected and trained by IFSA. All courses are conducted in English otherwise.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Chinese

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes

Housing

Students live in international student apartments on the SUFE campus, which offer an ideal environment for getting to know fellow Chinese and international students and engaging in informal language and cultural exchange. Meals are not included.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Estimated program costs do not include the cost of airfare, meals or personal expenses. Please meet with a Study Abroad Program Coordinator to see how financial aid will apply to your study abroad program. IFSA State School Grant already applied to estimated costs.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 5, 2020 to May 30, 2020
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2019
- Fall
  • August 19, 2020 to December 12, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2019

Application Code

250077

Additional Resources

Program Website
Scholarships
Scholarships

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: Asia" info session. Dates and locations listed on the website. 2) See an academic advisor about needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: Asia" session. Dates and times given to participants after attending Explore: Asia session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change