Modules for course B704 | BSC/HW
BSc Health and Wellbeing

These were the modules for this course in the 2017–18 academic year.

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Year 1 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • PPP-1001: Psychology as a Science (10)
    Recommended reading for this module is as follows: Dienes, Z. (2008). Understanding Psychology as a Science. London: Pan-McMillan. ISBN: 9780230542310 Gleitman, H., Reisberg, J., & Gross, D. (2010). Psychology (8th Edition). New York, US: W W Norton & Company. ISBN: 9780393116823 British Psychological Association. (2004). Guidelines for minimum standard of ethical approval in psychological research. http://www.bps.org.uk/the-society/code-of-conduct/code-of-conduct_home.cfm Goldacre, B. (2009). Bad Science. UK: Harper Perennial. ISBN: 978-0007284870
  • JXH-1021: Portfolio Academic skills (10)
    This module is designed to enhance your basic academic skills. These skills are transferable and will support your learning skills in other modules.
    or
    JXC-1021: Sgiliau Academaidd (10)
  • NHS-1123: Behaviour and Health (20)
  • NHS-1124: Health and Society (20)
  • NAC-1209: Professional Practice (20)

Semester 2

  • JXH-1021: Portfolio Academic skills
    This module is designed to enhance your basic academic skills. These skills are transferable and will support your learning skills in other modules.
    or
    JXC-1021: Sgiliau Academaidd
  • JXH-1028: Physical Activity & Health (10)
    This module will examine a variety of factors that relate to physcial activity and health which will be expanded upon in subsequent years of study. The broad aims of the module are: 1. To understand the relationship between regular physical activity and health outcomes. 2. To understand the differences in the effects of physical activity on fitness across age, gender and different population groups. 3. To examine physical activity patterns, determinants of exercise behaviour and barriers to exercise. 4. To be aware of the major principals behind physical activity, health promotion and adherence to exercise.
  • NHS-1123: Behaviour and Health
  • NHS-1125: Project Management Module (20)

Year 2 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • PPP-2010: Social Psychology (10)
    ONE of the following textbooks will provide you with a basic overview of the topic to support your learning through this course. However, please remember that it is expected that you will read original papers (research or review articles from peer reviewed journals) rather than relying on the textbook whenever possible. Please refer to the word documents that accompany each lecture to see a comprehensive list of original sources in the reference sections – consider these references as your reading lists for each topic. Sutton, R. & Douglas, K. (2013). Social Psychology. London: Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN-10: 0230218032 ISBN-13: 978-0230218031 Hogg, M.A. & G.M. Vaughan. (2011). Social Psychology 6th Edition. London: Prentice Hall. ISBN-10: 0273741144 ISBN-13: 978-0273741145 Please note that the most recent edition of the above textbook is preferred, but the previous edition (5th) is acceptable Aronson, E. (2008). The Social Animal 10th Edition. New York: Worth. ISBN-10: 1429203161 ISBN-13: 978-1429203166
  • NHS-2300: Interpreting Evidence (20)
  • NHS-2301: Interpreting Health Social Car (40)
  • NHS-2302: Interpreting Quality Safety (20)

Semester 2

Year 3 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • NHS-3157: Health Leadership (20)
    The module includes the following broad themes, within the context of the learner’s ward/department: • Clinical/Service leadership and management • Performance management • People Management (including developing self and others) • Resource management • Quality management including managing the patient/customer experience • Service improvement and change management • Data collection and exploratory data analysis (EDA) Other related content • Critical evaluation of theory, research and health &related policy • Developing critical thinking and writing skills (see key skills)
  • NHS-3195: Principles of Public Health (20)

Semester 2

  • NHS-3157: Health Leadership
    The module includes the following broad themes, within the context of the learner’s ward/department: • Clinical/Service leadership and management • Performance management • People Management (including developing self and others) • Resource management • Quality management including managing the patient/customer experience • Service improvement and change management • Data collection and exploratory data analysis (EDA) Other related content • Critical evaluation of theory, research and health &related policy • Developing critical thinking and writing skills (see key skills)
  • NHS-3195: Principles of Public Health