Postgraduate Course: Health Promotion (PUHR11001)
|School||Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course will introduce and explore some of the key concepts and models in health promotion and health education and their underpinning principles and values. The main part of the course will consider the stages involved in health promotion programme planning, development and evaluation. This will include critical reflection on most widely used models and theories of health-related behavioural change. Examples of good practice will be used to illustrate and explore key issues.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Written essay of 2500 words.
|No Exam Information
| On completion of this course the candidate will be able to:
¿Describe and discuss the factors, principles, perspectives and theories which contribute to and shape current health promotion policy and practice.
¿Show a critical understanding of a range of approaches and methods used in health promotion planning and evaluation, and their appropriateness and applicability.
¿Describe and discuss the main stages involved in planning and evaluating health promotion programmes and activities.
|Course organiser||Dr Amanda Amos
Tel: (0131 6)50 3236
|Course secretary||Mr Stuart Mallen
Tel: (0131 6)50 3227
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