Spain, Barcelona

Evaluation of Public Health Programmes and Policies

when 18 July 2016 - 22 July 2016
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400

This course covers the conceptual and methodological basis of the evaluation of public health intervention, including the conceptual framework for evaluation, the main threats to internal validity, and the key evaluative designs in this field. The course combines theory classes with the discussion of real examples and group exercises.

The main topics are as follows:
• Definition and main types of evaluation
• Key issues in evaluation
• Conceptual framework and formulation of objectives
• Characteristics of a good indicator and measurement techniques
• Threats to internal validity in evaluative studies
• Process evaluation
• Impact evaluation
• Main evaluative designs in public health

This course forms part of a group of three complementary courses, together with Data Analysis and Experimental Design with R, and Public Health: Updating Methods and Topics.

Course leader

Maria José López . Professional of the ASPB

Jaume Canela-Soler . Tenure Professor of Public Health. Faculty of Medicine. Universitat de Barcelona

Target group

International Students or professionsl interested in Public Health and related sciences.

Course aim

This course covers the conceptual and methodological basis of the evaluation of public health intervention, including the conceptual framework for evaluation, the main threats to internal validity, and the key evaluative designs in this field.

Credits info

2 ECTS
20 hours

Fee info

EUR 400: Vat included.
Registration can be completed online or in person.
Registration opens on 9 February and closes seven days before a course starts.
The registration office opening hours are Monday-Friday 10 am-2 pm and 4 pm-8 pm at the Jeroni Granell building (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 582).
EUR 360: Early bird registration discount.
*We offer reduced prices for University of Barcelona Students, Special Partners (even fee waiver), International Networks where the University of Barcelona belongs, and early bird registration discount.

Scholarships

The University of Barcelona has agreements with other Universities to waive fees of these courses, please ask your institution.