Promoting Health, Wellbeing and Resilience Through Participation
This module is suitable for anyone with a relevant first degree who is interested in how people can enhance their health, well-being and resilience by being supported to participate in a broad range of areas of human activity. Previous students have included occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, health promotion and public health specialists, education support practitioners, amongst others. Do contact the module lead below to discuss whether it might be suitable for you.
The module will introduce students to key research, theory and policy related to: biological/psychological/social and occupational perspectives of health and well-being; the World Health Organisation ‘s perspective on participation as a dimension of health; resilience; social justice and participation; and, constructing plans for developing services/projects. Examples of real-world projects that use participation to enhance health well-being and resilience will be shared such as: sports projects; nature-based projects; leisure in later life; mental health recovery colleges; youth activity projects.
Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
The module assessment task is to produce a proposal for a project service development in an area of your choice that supports participation (eg in sport/leisure/art/education/employment/nature) to enhance health well-being and resilience. Students may choose one of 2 options:
- A 500 word written summary plus a 25 minute oral presentation (including 10 minutes for questions/discussion
- A 500 word written summary plus a 2500 word written critical analysis of the proposal.
Dr Josh Cameron
2022-23 Semester 2 – Eastbourne Campus
May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16
Assessment submission date: 4 September 2023
2023-24 Semester 2 Eastbourne Campus (Dates subject to change)
May 3, 7, 10, 14
Assessment submission date: September 2024 (date tbc)
If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for specific information on the fee for this module
If you are taking this as a single module, the fee is:
2023-24 – £800
Please contact SHS-CPE-Admissions@brighton.ac.uk for further information about the module
This module can be taken as part of a course including: