Accessibility Statement for Infectious disease and public health (SK320)
Mode of study
All of this module's study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images and audio/video clips of 2-30 minutes long (all with transcripts/subtitles). Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printable alternatives are available for some module content.
This module provides online tutorials. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning. Tutorials are recorded so they can be viewed again later.
Mathematical and scientific expressions and notations
Mathematical and scientific symbols and expressions are used throughout the module and you will be required to use such notation within assessment.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain multiple diagrams, graphs and photographs. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online and this is assessed. Alternatives for assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the learning outcomes of the module.
This module has four Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system; two interactive computer marked assignments completed online; and an exam that must be taken at an exam centre.
You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.
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All Open University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.