For this certificate you’ll study one 60-credit Level 3 module Promoting public health: skills, perspectives and practice (K311)Promoting public health: skills, perspectives and practice::Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities, education, social care, families, police, prisons, business and voluntary sectors is now acknowledged as vital. This course enables you, whatever your background and expertise, to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of multidisciplinary public health across the UK and internationally. You'll investigate health projects, experience team working and build your skills in communication, critical reflection community involvement, policy making, and delivering ethical evidence-based practice. The course is mapped against UK Public Health Register and Nursing and Midwifery Council standards.undergraduate.qualification.pathways.S13-1,module,K311,,1. You’ll investigate health projects, experience team working and build your skills in communication; critical reflection; community involvement; policy making; and delivering ethical evidence-based practice. You’ll also be encouraged to challenge your own assumptions around public health promotion policies and interventions.
Modules quoted in qualification descriptions are those that are currently available for study. As the
structure of our qualifications is reviewed on a regular basis, the University is unable to guarantee that
the same selection of modules will continue to be available in future years.
It will take you nine months studying part time to complete the one module required for this certificate.
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If you have already completed some successful study at higher education level at another institution you may be able to transfer credit for this study and count it towards an Open University qualification. If you wish to apply to transfer credit you must do so as soon as possible, and before you register for your chosen qualification. If you are awarded credit for study completed elsewhere, you may find that you need to study fewer OU modules to complete your qualification with us.
Visit our Credit Transfer site for more information and details of how to apply for credit transfer.
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