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Part Time Diet, Nutrition and Health BSc (Hons)

Bradford College

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Modules Covered Level 1: Inequality and Health 15 credit points Key Perspectives in Sociology 15 credit points Principles of Nutrition 15 credit points Diet, Health and Culture 15 credit points Health Psychology 15 credit points Planning for Personal Development 15 credit points Social Nutrition 15 credit points Promoting Healthy Living 15 credit points Level 2: Multi Disciplinary Practice in Community Settings 15 credit points Community Food Work 15 credit points Food and Health 15 credit points Nutrition for Activity and Fitness 15 credit points Principles of Research 15 credit points Gender, Ethnicity and Health 15 credit points Placement Recordings 15 credit points Placement Performance and Self Assessment 15 credit points Level 3: Promoting Public Health 15 credit points Issues in the Application of Nutrition 1 15 credit points Issues in the Application of Nutrition 2 15 credit points Policy Issues 15 credit points Dissertation 30 credit points Elective 1 15 credit points Elective 2 15 credit points Teaching Methods A range of teaching and learning strategies are used by us on this programme including lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations, workshops, directed study, coursework, examinations and assignments. Work PlacementFieldwork An exciting supervised placement occurs at Level Two. During this time you have an opportunity to develop and consider the links between college-based learning theory and practice. Course Overview This programme places special emphasis on the study of Diet, Nutrition and Health within a community context. You will have the unique opportunity to study contrasting perspectives on diet, nutrition and health and examine how political, economic, social and cultural factors affect individual and group experiences of health. Course Structure The programme consists of three levels, each being one year of full-time study. At each level there are a range of modules providing you with supporting knowledge, understanding and awareness of the links between diet, nutrition and health in a changing social and cultural context. These are drawn from the disciplines of Sociology, Social Policy, Psychology and Health Studies. Our Elective modules allow you to further develop a particular area of interest. Learning Methods We aim to provide you with a supportive learning environment and encourage you to develop independent learning skills. Study skills support is available through individual tutorials, Lifelong Learning Workshop, Communication Workshops and IT. Modules will be delivered and assessed each year supported by tutorials, and you will be given the opportunity to improve your ILT skills by workshops. Assessment Your assessment takes place in a number of ways including written assignments, reports, seminar presentations, essays, examinations and dissertation. Entry Requirements The programme caters for a range of entry qualifications and applications from mature students are actively encouraged. You are invited to contact the Admissions Office or the Course Tutor for guidance and informal discussion. If you meet the criteria, you will be invited for an interview. A satisfactory Enhanced CRB disclosure and health check are also required. You should have a minimum of five passes at GCSE subjects including three at Grade C or above and two A levels, or the equivalent, such as AS Levels, BTEC, GNVQ Advanced, or successful completion of an accredited access course. Mature applicants are actively encouraged. Applicants will be required to produce evidence of their ability to benefit from HE level study. Successful completion of an accredited access course, short courses and relevant work experience may be taken into account. You may be required to submit a piece of written work as part of their application. NB: Some credit points may be gained through prior experience and learning. Direct entry into Level 3 is available for candidates with relevant Foundation degrees or HNDs. What`s Next? Accreditation m

Modules Covered Level 1: Inequality and Health 15 credit points Key Perspectives in Sociology 15 credit points Principles of Nutrition 15 credit points Diet, Health and Culture 15 credit points Health Psychology 15 credit points Planning for Personal Development 15 credit points Social Nutrition 15 credit points Promoting Healthy Living 15 credit points Level 2: Multi Disciplinary Practice in...

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