Health Protection 2

Health Protection 2
The primary aim of this module is to develop advanced and critical understanding of the nature of communicable diseases and non-communicable environmental hazards, and enable you to develop strategies for appropriate interventions.

Learning outcomes
By the end of this module you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate the need to consider control measures in a broader socio-political context.
2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact of the wider determinants of health on the distribution and course of communicable diseases and non-communicable hazards.
3. Apply the principles of risk analysis to health in relation to long-term exposure to non-infectious environmental hazards.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the law relating to health protection.

Credits 
10 credits

Module Attendance Required 
1 block week
Students must have previously attended the Health Protection 1 module or its equivalent.

Module Dates
2014-15: 16th to 20th March 2015

Assessment
One unseen examination taking place in May 2015

Module Coordinator
Prof Harsh Duggal

Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a standalone course. It can be assessed or non assessed. To apply, please contact the Programme Coordinator on 0121 414 7577 or at mph@contacts.bham.ac.uk. All applications must be received a minimum of one month before the start date of the module. For further information on fees or entry requirements, please contact the Programme Administrator