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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Fundamentals of planning and evaluation
    • The suitability of the planned program
    • The feasibility of the planned program
    • Program planning
    • Implementing and controlling
    • Introduction to program evaluation
    • Planning and managing an evaluation
    • Evaluation designs
    • Evaluation perspectives
    • Data collection and analysis
  • Study resources
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. explain the stages and techniques of health program planning and evaluation
  2. examine the links between planning and evaluation
  3. prepare an outline for a health program plan
  4. assess the appropriateness of different health evaluation approaches.
  • Assignment 1 - Evaluation proposal (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Outline Program Plan (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Invigilated Exam (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as Health Planning and Evaluation.

In this subject you will consider planning in health care organisations, the planning environment, needs analysis and decision-making. This subject will also explore program evaluation, evaluation designs, perspectives of evaluation, data collection and analysis.

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