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Context & Scope of Public Health Level 7 credits

Context & Scope of Public Health Level 7 credits

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Credits

Subject areas

Health Informatics Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This unit introduces you to the context and scope of the current public health agenda. This is a core unit as it will build upon your previous experience and knowledge of public health practice and strategy, forming a foundation for the study of further units. On completion of the unit you will be able to demonstrate a more critical evaluation of public health practice in its political, social and historical context. This unit requires approximately 200 hours to complete which will include lectures, seminars and self-managed learning. In addition to the taught sessions (approximately 30 hours), you will spend a minimum of 90 hours engaged in direct practice in your own clinical area, where you will be allocated a clinical supervisor. You will also be required to undertake further study to complete the learning outcomes of the unit and assessment which is the equivalence of approximately 80 hours, and you should negotiate this additional student-managed time on a personal basis with your line manager. Career Development: If you have an honours degree and are aspiring to be an advanced practitioner, this route enables you to work towards a Master's degree award. Depending on how many level 7 units you complete, you can exit with a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Practice.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

6 days

Start date

SEP

Modules

This is a core unit in the MSc Public Health, the PG Diploma Public Health and the PG in Public Health with professional registration as a SCPHN (HV / SN). It can also be accessed as a CPD unit. The unit aims to enable the critical evaluation of public health practice in its political, social and historical context.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an undergraduate degree (honours or non-honours); An equivalent qualification (the learning outcome of which are demonstrably appropriate in terms of knowledge, understanding and skills) equivalent to 120 credits at Level 5.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgrad community. The University has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual schools: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Human Sciences & Public Health,...more

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