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Accessibility Statement for Public health: health promotion and health security (K310)

Mode of study

All of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images audio/video clips of up to 30 minutes (all with transcripts/subtitles); diagrams; interactive media; animations; and multiple-choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. We provide printed materials for all of the module content.

Tuition strategy

This module includes online tutorials. Although not compulsory, participation in tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.

Working with others

You’ll be required to work with other students and we assess this. This includes looking at, and commenting on, others’ work; reflecting on others’ comments on your work; and/or working together with fellow learners on a project as part of TMA 03.

Mathematical and scientific expressions and notations

You’ll be required to use mathematical and scientific symbols and expressions throughout the module and within assessment.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain some diagrams/graphs/photographs. Reading and interpreting these is an important part of the study of this module. We provide descriptions for all essential figures.


This module has 4 Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which you must submit online via the OU electronic TMA system, 1 interactive computer-marked assignment completed online, and an End-of-module assessment submitted online.


You’ll 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.


We structure all University modules to a set timetable and you’ll need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. We’ll support you in developing these skills.

Conditions of professional practice

This module adheres to the guidance for fitness for professional practice on UK Public Health Register (UKPHR). Visit the UK Public Health Register website for more information.

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