Health Promotion

Key details

Course Length: 1 single module
Academic Credit: 15 CATS credits at Level 6 Honours
Runs in: Semester 2

This single module (U46371) is designed for those with an interest in health care who wish to develop specialist knowledge and skills in health promotion. It will enable you to understand the principles of health promotion and use this knowledge to begin to plan programmes for individuals and groups. The module runs in semester 2 and is taught via 'Brookes Virtual'; an online learning system.

Knowledge and Skills Framework

This module relates to the NHS KSF core dimensions. In addition, the module relates to the specific health & wellbeing dimensions as follows HWB1, HWB2 HWB3, HWB4.Completion of this module will assist you in the production of evidence against these dimensions, and therefore can be used to meet your personal & professional objectives identified at appraisal.

Module Description

15 CATS Credits at Level 6 Honours
Semester 2
150 hours of student effort which includes guided learning via Brookes Virtual
Teaching is delivered via Brookes Virtual

This module examines a variety of theoretical approaches to health education, public health and health promotion and their use in practice. It is designed to develop awareness and understanding of both the philosophies and concept underlying health promotion work with individuals, groups and populations. Public policy, the importance of healthy alliances and evidence-based health promotion are explored as strategies towards empowerment for use by public health and health promotion specialists working within a changing health and welfare context.

The module is delivered online via 'Brookes Virtual'; an online learning system. Therefore in order to take this module, you should be familiar using online resources and need to have internet access.

The module assessment comprises:
Multi professional group presentation and a 2000 word assignment.

Your next step

Access to these courses is available to all professionals who meet the following criteria. You must:

  • Be involved in health care
  • Have the support of your manager.
  • Produce evidence of the ability to study at your proposed level of entry.
  • Be successful in the selection process for this course.

If you meet these criteria, your next step is to submit an application form with all the necessary documents such as references. Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis. Please act early to avoid disappointment.

If you are ready to apply then please request an application pack where you will find a 'Checklist of Required Documents.'


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