Health Promotion and Lifestyle Management
This module explores the concept of using meaningful activity in relation to promoting good health and wellbeing. During the module you will develop an understanding of how periods of transition can impact on the health and well-being of individuals and explore possible preventative approaches to help redress these. The principles can be applied to anyone experiencing change in their lives, for example retirement, motherhood, bereavement or worklessness, as well as wider areas of health promotion.
Who the module is aimed at
The module is relevant to anyone working in health promotion settings, or who are experiencing change in their life.
Benefits of taking the module to the individual, the organisation and the patient
This module will ensure that you can address your patients and service users' needs related to health promotion with confidence, and as such will enable you to empower individuals to exert control over the determinants of health and thereby improve their health.
What you learn
Students will learn with other professionals in an international online learning community using a variety of interactive and innovative activities which meet students' personal and professional learning needs.
General areas covered
- Models of health promotion
- Lifestyle choices that impact on health and wellbeing
- Community focused approach to health and wellbeing
- Motivational interviewing: theory and practical application
Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills
The module allows you to create innovative but authentic interventions to support your clients and service users. Skills include: techniques to promote behaviour change (motivational interviewing); reflection/reflective practice; understanding needs analysis.
General areas covered
Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills e.g. reflective practice skills.
To study this distance learning module you will require access to a computer with
- a reliable internet connection
- Microsoft Windows XP or newer (PCs) / OSX 10.6 or newer (Mac)
- Internet Explorer version 8 or newer (PC), Safari 4.0 or newer (Mac) or the current version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
- Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 or newer
Fees and Funding for 2019/20
|Indicative price for stand-alone module||
Home / EU student: £670
International students: £670 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.
This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funding by the following schemes:
|How to apply||
To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:
To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:
• Relevant professional qualification
• Relevant work experience
• Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support
International students must also have one of the following:English IELTS score of 6.5 ( and no element is below 6.0), TOEFL paper score of 590, TOEFL computer score of 245, TOEFL iBT of 90
(The above must be evidenced in the applicants application form)
International students must have reliable internet access and supply IELTS scores.
This module is delivered via distance learning
This module is planned to commence in September 2019 with online induction activities during w/c 23rd September 2019 and teaching from w/c 30th September 2019.
This module is delivered via distance learning. Attendance at the university is not required but engagement with online activity is expected.
Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:
- Written Report
Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits