20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This is an interdisciplinary module introducing students to the study of health. Students will explore how understanding health involves both the social and natural sciences, and case studies will be drawn from where these two fields intersect for example, public health, immunology, cardiovascular disease, wellbeing. The module includes introduces students to the analysis and evaluation of different kinds of datasets, essential for the study of health. 

Staff Contact: HALE SARAH
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Department for Lifelong Learning):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK