Elective as a part of the Public Health Nutrition core module
The course can be used by students from other Master’s programs
HNFB-221 (Nutrition and society) is required as a preceding course
Courses related to human behaviour and change in behaviour (psychology, social psychology, etc.)
The student will learn to plan a community-based health promotion program by using a real case, including needs assessment, program plan and evaluation plan.
HNFB program, 2nd year, periods III - IV
- Working on a real case in small (4—5 per group) groups
- Field work, including e.g. interviews, focus-group discussions, observational assessments, data collection by questionnaires, etc.
- Based on the field work and theory: writing a detailed description of baseline needs, plan for the health promotion program and a plan for the evaluation.
Study material will be given in the beginning of the course.
Active participation in the group (project) work; the work is mentored by the teacher.
The project report is evaluated by grading passed/failed.
Lectures and seminars 10 h, group work, including individually performed tasks 125 h.
Performance: group work report, seminar presentation