Learning in public health 880

Module code PHM 880
Qualification Postgraduate
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 an assignment involving a short literature search and applied writing practice.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites None.
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation School of Health Syst & Public
Period of presentation Year

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