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Critical Analysis in Health Promotion

Course
IKA303
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-19156
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 250 SEK
First payment: 15 250 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

Overall goal

Gain knowledge about contemporary definitions and theories of health, health education and health promotion, and to critically analyse their relevance for the promotion of healthy diet, food habits and physical activity.

Contents

  • Contemporary definitions and theories of health, health education and health promotion are introduced and analyzed, specifically in relation to the promotion of healthy diet, food habits and physical activity.

  • The link between theory and strategy and the methodological rigor of health promotion interventions will be analyzed.
  • The emphasis of the course is on the ability to analyze and evaluate concepts, theories and methods in health promotion, as well as on the ability to argue and take an advocay role on issues related to health promotion.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition, Nutrition, Sport Science, Physiotherapy, Medicin, Nursing or equivalent.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.