Learning in public health 710

Module code PHM 710
Qualification UPOnline
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The history and scope of public health. The importance of self-motivated deep learning as opposed to passive learning. Learning the value of group work. The use of the internet and the library to research areas of study. The writing of literature reviews and assignments. The avoidance of plagiarism. Improving English writing skills. Elements of human rights and public health ethics. Students will be given assignments involving a short literature search and applied writing practice. They will also learn how to use the internet and its information with discretion, and also how to use the UP on-line learning platforms.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time Fully online
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Health System and Public Health
Period of presentation UPOnline Short Intake 1 - 6

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