PCS-20003 - Health Promotion
Coordinator: Opeyemi O Babatunde Tel: +44 1782 7 33927
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Level: Level 5
Credits: 30
Study Hours: 300
School Office: 01782 733928

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

Yes

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
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: 1,2
Analyse the concept of community action and development in relation to improving public health outcomes: 1,2
Plan, promote, and evaluate a health promotion initiative based on the implementation of small, formative health promoting
activity: 1,2
Discuss the importance and value of partnership working and engagement in relation to health promoting activities: 1,2

Study hours

53 hours face to face teaching: 30 hours lectures, 20 hours group work, 3 hours formative health-promoting activity implementation
2 hours tutorial
5 hours presentations
240 hours independent study

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Presentation weighted 60%
A 10-minute video documentary with an additional 5 minutes for questions
A 10-minute video of a health promotion project with an additional 5 minutes for questions

2: Assignment weighted 40%
Health promotion action/advocacy article
An 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.