Public Health

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Public Health

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Health Administration, Health Science, Public Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Module description
    This module offers an introduction to the exciting and growing field of public health- which is underpinned by a diverse group of disciplines reflecting both the arts and sciences, employing a range of strategies to promote and protect health and well-being.
    You will explore the evolution of public health in the UK, whilst also exploring the changing global landscape. Key concepts of epidemiology and the broader determinants of health will also be considered in this module.
    This module will provide good foundation for anybody thinking about embarking upon a career in which public health can play a role.
    Teaching pattern
    Lectures
    Seminars and Tutorials
    Private Study
    Module assessment
    One essay of 2000 words (70%)
    Poster (15%)
    Presentation (15%)

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