|1.||Critically appraise local, national and global health disparities, identify their determinants and propose strategies to address them based on a contemporary evidence-base;|
|2.||Critically analyse the philosophical underpinnings of public health and evaluate how these both differ from, and inform, contemporary approaches;|
|3.||Conceptually map and interrogate theories and frameworks used in developing and evaluating health practices in the global arena;|
|4.||Prescribe and apply multi-discipline public health approaches to review evidence and produce practice recommendations; and|
|5.||Debate global threats to, and opportunities for, public health and well-being in various authentic and simulated contexts.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|ICT (Wiki, Web sites)||Contribution to a discussion on concepts in public health (1000 words)||20%|
|Other||Conceptual map on the social determinants of health (2000 words)||40%|
|Assignment||Briefing paper on a course of action (2000 words)||40%|
|Other||Contribution to a discussion board on concepts in public health (500 words)||10%|
|Report||Critical analysis on social determinants of health (2500 words)||50%|
|Assignment||Policy Brief on a cause of action (2000 words)||40%|
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