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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
NQF Level 09
MPH
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Health System and Public Health
Period of presentation Year

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