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HE3006: BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH & WELL-BEING (2019-2020)

Last modified: 28 Aug 2019 09:08


Course Overview

What can people do to improve their health and well-being? In this course, students will learn key theories about behaviour and behaviour change, including behaviour change techniques, and try them out for improving their own health and well-being. We will address the following questions: What makes people healthier and happier? What is the best way to measure success? What strategies are most promising for improving health and well-being? How do friends and family influence health and well-being?

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Lecturer Daniel Powell

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Computing Science (CS) or Dentistry (DE) or Economics (EC) or Education (ED) or Engineering (EG) or Health Sciences (HE) or Law (LS) or Legal Studies (Ma Honours) (LX) or Medicine (ME) or Psychology (PS) or Sociology (SO) or Sports Science (SR)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

What can people do to improve their health and well-being? In this course, students will learn key theories about behaviour and behaviour change, including behaviour change techniques, and try them out for improving their own health and well-being. We will aim to better understand the following questions:

•         What makes people healthier and happier?

•         What is the best way to measure success?

•         Is there a formula for happiness and health?

•         Why do people find it difficult to change their behaviour?

•         What do we know are the most promising strategies for improving health and well-being?

•         How do friends and family influence health and well-being?

•         How can people build happier and healthier relationships?

What can people do to improve their health and well-being? In this course, students will learn key theories about behaviour and behaviour change, including behaviour change techniques, and try them out for improving their own health and well-being. We will address the following questions: What makes people healthier and happier? What is the best way to measure success? What strategies are most promising for improving health and well-being? How do friends and family influence health and well-being?

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Exam - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

The instructors will provide example quizzes and posters in sessions before the assessment sessions and give timely feedback for students to improve their work in the future. The instructors will provide answers to the exam questions to individual students, and give feedback on the posters after the presentation to improve future poster presentations.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

The instructors will provide example quizzes and posters in sessions before the assessment sessions and give timely feedback for students to improve their work in the future. The instructors will provide answers to the exam questions to individual students, and give feedback on the posters after the presentation to improve future poster presentations.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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