King's College London
Area of Study
Health Administration, Health Science, Public Health
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewModule descriptionThis 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 patternLecturesSeminars and TutorialsPrivate StudyModule assessmentOne essay of 2000 words (70%)Poster (15%)Presentation (15%)
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