Contemporary issue in Public Health and Health promotion

Assessment methods which enable students to demonstrate the learning outcomes for the module:

1 A paper / project relating to a contemporary public health /health promotion issue in which the student critically reviews a wide range of media items related to the selected issue . In addition they are asked to reflect on the way if any it pertains to themselves , their family and friends and the community in which they live.
(2,500 words)
2000 words for the essay and 500 words for reflection

Reading and resources for the module:


Tones ,K. and Green,K (2010) Health Promotion : Planning and Strategies 2nd Edition Sage :London


Costello,J and Haggart ,M.(eds ) (2003) Public Health and Society Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan

Corcoran , N (ed ) 2007 ) Communicating health : Strategies for Health Promotion London : Sage

Macdowall W et al ( eds ) (2006) Health Promotion Practice Maidenhead : Open university press

Naidoo J and Wills J. Public Health and health Promotion : Developing Practice

Seale,C. (2002) Media and Health London :Sage