Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module enables the student to analyse the planning and evaluation of health promoting activities through community action and engagement to improve health and wellbeing.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Discuss contemporary issues in health promotion in relation to health promotion models and theories: 1,2Analyse the concept of community action and development in relation to improving public health outcomes: 1,2Plan, promote, and evaluate a health promotion initiative based on the implementation of small, formative health promotingactivity: 1,2Discuss the importance and value of partnership working and engagement in relation to health promoting activities: 1,2
53 hours face to face teaching: 30 hours lectures, 20 hours group work, 3 hours formative health-promoting activity implementation2 hours tutorial5 hours presentations240 hours independent study
1: Presentation weighted 60%
Description of Module Assessment
A 10-minute video documentary with an additional 5 minutes for questionsA 10-minute video of a health promotion project with an additional 5 minutes for questions
2: Assignment weighted 40%
Health promotion action/advocacy articleAn 800-word article for a public health promotion action or advocacy initiative (e.g., Letter to MP, statutory bodies such as PHE, NIHR/NHS, open letter to general public or specific community). Students will have a choice of public health challenge to address but will be expected to be aimed at a real-world example (contemporary health challenge). Students will be expected to use relevant evidence from worldwide public health literature to support their arguments and will be encouraged to demonstrate a command of learning outcomes 1-4.