1 Individual modules available for study on a stand-alone basis
Annex B for module specifications.
The following individual modules are available on a stand-alone basis:
- PHM101 Basic epidemiology
- PHM102 Basic statistics for public health*
- PHM103 Introduction to health economics
- PHM104 Principles of social research
- PHM105 Issues in public health
- PHM106 Environment, health and sustainable development
- PHM107 Health promotion theory
- PHM108 Health services
- PHM109 Health policy, process and power
- PHM201 Analytical models for decision making
- PHM202 Communicable disease control
- PHM203 Economic analysis for management and policy
- PHM204 Economic evaluation
- PHM205 Environmental epidemiology
- PHM206 Environmental health policy
- PHM207 Health care evaluation
- PHM208 Financial management
- PHM209 Globalisation and health
- PHM210 Managing health services
- PHM211 Medical anthropology in public health
- PHM212 Organisational management
- PHM213 Principles and practice of health promotion
- PHM215 History and health.
All modules accommodate approximately between 100 (PHM1 modules only) or 150 notional study hours.
An individual module student may take an unlimited number of modules on a stand-alone basis without being registered for a degree, postgraduate diploma or postgraduate certificate.
See also paragraph 8.4 on information on receiving credit towards an award for modules completed on a stand alone basis.
A student may apply to take any module available in the current year unless they have already been awarded a related degree/diploma, in which case they may not normally offer a module which is the same as, or equivalent to, a subject previously taken.
Availability of modules may vary from year to year.
A student's selection of modules may be subject to the agreement of the Course Director.
A student who successfully completes the assessment for one or more of the individual modules on a stand-alone basis may be considered for progression to the MSc, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health. Credit for the individual module(s) may also be considered.