Frontiers In Public Health

The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes. You will typically have around 9 hours of teaching contact time each week which consists of lectures, seminars and tutorials in three modules. In addition, you will be expected to undertake further independent learning activities which consists of wider reading, group work, research and preparation for assignments for three modules. We welcome feedback on our programmes and services and facilitate this in a variety of ways, including programme committees, module evaluation forms and surveys.

The opposite is also true- well designed and appropriate public health intervention can generate durable economic and financial benefits, and improve sustainability. In this module, you will learn about the key concepts in health economics and how they apply to a range of public health and resource allocation policies, processes and decisions. In addition, you will appreciate the fundamental principles of public health finance and health care finance, and their impact on efficient and fair financial flows. This module will offer you an introduction to the foundational concepts of Public Health and Health and Well Being. The Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework was launched as a national framework in 2016 as a guide to the functions and activities undertaken by the Public Health workforce. You will explore the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework and how the framework shapes the development and implementation of Public Health interventions in order to address health inequalities across populations.

As a result you will gain knowledge and experience of needs and outcomes in local communities. This module will equip you with the skills necessary to understand the purpose, use and collection of public health information (e.g. primary and secondary data sources, routine data). The module will equip you with the ability to apply basic epidemiological principles in the practical situations, and with the skills to access and manipulate data, run analyses, present and interpret the results and report your findings. Your will learn the steps in the surveillance cycle and be introduced to processes involved in the investigation of outbreaks. 5 indicators from the healthcare and premature mortality domain coveringemergency readmissions within 30 days of discharge from hospitalandpreventable sight loss. 11 indicators from the health improvement domain including prescribed LARC rate, child and maternal health indicators, smoking status at time of delivery, and substance misuse indicators.

The extended BSc Public Health with Foundation Year is perfect if you want a degree in public health but don’t have the standard entry requirements. International students who do not meet the academic or English language requirements to study this course can qualify by completing preparatory study at our International College. The skills and knowledge acquired on the course are highly applicable to a range of roles, within and beyond Public Health. A key module on the course is Leadership for Public Health, which helps students develop important employability skills often sought by employers. The University continually enhances our offer by responding to feedback from our students and other stakeholders, ensuring the curriculum is kept up to date and our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need for the real world.

It was originally kept to provide a baseline for the newer CTAD figures and to provide continuity during the change of datasets. However, the dramatic improvement in quality of the CTAD data means this indicator is no longer required. Data for indicator 3.02 (Chlamydia detection rate (15-24 year olds) – CTAD) have been revised. Laboratories are encouraged to resubmit CTAD data for any period to the HIV & STI Web Portal when there has been an improvement in the data quality and completeness since the original submission. As a result of these resubmissions, the data have been revised for 2012 and 2013.

They’ve worked in voluntary organisations in the UK and abroad, or advised on policy, or gone on to study epidemiology. Our students and academics are more critically engaged and socially conscious than ever before. Discover some of the positive changes our students, alumni and academics are making in the world.

This module will enable you to develop an awareness of current contemporary challenges. You will critically examine the emergence of contemporary public health challenges and evaluate the impact of these issues to service users and providers. The module will enable you to consider responses to current health challenges and evaluate relevant evidence surrounding these to further your professional development ensuring inclusive health and wellbeing of the population. This module encourages you to think beyond your common-sense understandings of the world and beyond the familiar biomedical framework of health and illness.

A nuanced understanding of social and cultural models of health and illness will enable public health practitioners to design policies and services that can meet communities’ expressed needs and address health inequalities. The course is designed to align your knowledge and skills with the requirements of employers in Public Health and for your skills to be able to make an impact on population experiences and health outcomes in a range of career options upon graduation. The module aims to prepare you for roles in public health as analysts and managers. The aim of this module is to develop your ability to study at a degree level, which includes the development of personal and professional skills.

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