MAIN AIMS OF MODULE

1) To explore theoretical and critical approaches to understanding the principles, perspectives and practice of health promotion

2) To provide advanced knowledge and skills in the theory and practice of health promotion

3) To explore the promotion of physical, mental and social health and well being amongst individuals, groups and communities

 

MAIN TOPICS OF MODULE

There may be the opportunity to explore:

* concepts of health, health education, health promotion and empowerment;

* critiques of health promotion including surveillance, structure, social regulation, commercialisation, and consumption;

* communicating health, such as the role of health professionals, the media and digital health;

* communities and health e.g. workplaces, neighbourhoods, leisure, schools, prisons, online communities;

* developing strategies and policies to promote health;

* a critical evaluation of health promotion strategies in practice

Delivery mode

Directed Self Study, Group work, Lectures, Online learning, Peer discussion, Seminars, Workshops

Assessment mode

N/A

Prerequisites

Equivalent professional qualification, Relevant professional experience, Undergraduate degree

Kingston Lane
Uxbridge
Middlesex UB8 3PH