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Health Promotion (Distance Learning)


Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZVRT8-15-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Accedited 15 credits

£710.00

Assessed

Course Dates

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Course Dates

Course Information : Accredited by CIEH - Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. All students must complete an On-line Induction, prior to starting the Module, to make sure they can access all material and on-line classrooms. This will be organised by the Programme/Module Leader. If a student is completing more than one Module one Induction will be sufficient. All students must have the following equipment available as required as part of acceptance onto the module • Compatible Computer; • Webcam • USB connected headset and microphone; • Adequate Broadband width and must be able to access the Module with Google Chrome or Firefox. Distance Learning: Dates and times of Collaborate Sessions to be provided in the Module Handbook. (Formal online teaching usually finishes in July and then support is provided by tutors for the assessment). Submission dates: Reflective Video: 30th September 2020 (TBC) Development of Website: 30th September 2020 (TBC)

Venue

CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)


Applications

University

Assessment

For this module, you must undertake one assignment with a controlled conditions element. The assignment assesses all of the module's Learning Outcomes.

All assignment details are published on the module's Blackboard site on commencement of the module.

Careers/further study

This module can contribute towards:

  • PGCert/PGDip/MSc Environmental Health
  • MSc Environmental Health Studies

Content

  • Philosophical, theoretical and political perspectives on health promotion; emphasis upon the socio-ecological model of health promotion and the WHO healthy settings approach.
  • Theoretical and practical perspectives on community organisation, empowerment, participation, collective action and community development.
  • Values, attitudes and beliefs; the cultural context of health behaviour and risk; personal and social responsibility; choice; empowerment and participation.
  • Behaviour change theories, models and approaches.
  • The WHO healthy settings approach.
  • Health promotion planning and evaluation.
  • Communication theories and practices; social marketing and media advocacy.

Introduction

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to access, synthesise, critically analyse and apply knowledge and understanding of:

  • The theoretical, philosophical and political foundations of health promotion.
  • Health promotion approaches and practices: models and interventions.
  • Political and ethical dimensions of health promotion.
  • The value of health promotion in tackling inequalities.
  • Personal and social responsibility in relation to health behaviour.
  • The relationship between health promotion and public health.
  • The value and role of partnerships in health promotion.

You will also acquire skills in using website development software to create an online health promotion resource.

Learning and Teaching

Teaching is delivered in the format of online lectures, as audio podcasts or video capture, using appropriate software (e.g. Adobe Presenter, PowerPoint, etc.), online seminars and other web-based activities.

Online seminar activities engage student-centred active learning techniques using online, Blackboard based discussion platforms (e.g. Collaborate or equivalent) and blogs.

Essential, indicative and supplementary online learning materials and resources are also provided via Blackboard, with links to online library resources.

Telephone

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