Promoting Health in Practice

Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 11

Promoting Health in Practice 5 SCQF credits | level 11
This module will increase your critical awareness of the principal concepts of health improvement and the range of approaches used in practice. This will be relevant to the role of the health professional in promoting health and wellbeing and preventing adverse effects on health and wellbeing.
This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Distance Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
14 January 2019
Course Length
8 weeks
  • The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion
  • Underlying principles for health promotion practice
  • Current challenges and global context
  • Multidisciplinary and partnership approaches
  • Skills for promoting health
  • Social determinants of health and health inequalities
  • The values base for health promotion
  • Perspectives on health professional values in practice
  • Health promotion in the role of the professional
 

You will learn through a mix of online lectures, interactive group work and self-guided study. Attendance at the University is therefore not required.

The module will be assessed by either a piece of critical writing or an audio video presentation.

All modules are credit rated and can be worth 5, 10, 15 or 30 credit points. This equates to the number of study hours required within the module, for example 50 hours for 5 credit points, 300 hours for 30 credit points. The SCQF modules can range from level 7 (undergraduate) through to level 11 (Masters) on the Scottish Credit Qualification Framework (SCQF). You can undertake individual modules or build them up to gain an exit award.

Find out more on progression and the framework 

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ASSESSMENT

The students are assessed by project outputs.

 

 Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

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Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

 

After successfully completing this module, you could progress to other modules or apply to join the Masters programme.

 

 

This is an on-line distance learning module suitable for those working in the key areas of health, health improvement, community health partnerships local authorities, social care and the voluntary sectors. Typically you will have a degree, plus one year's experience.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, should have either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL. 

 

Course fees: £250

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

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