2018/2019, Semester 2
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health)
Modular Credits: 8
This module will run from Semester 1 to Special Semester Part 2 of the Academic Year.
There will be 5 lectures and 3 tutorials scheduled throughout the course of the module. A practicum symposium will be held at the end of the module for the students to present on their selected projects.
For more information, please refer to the schedule in 'Workbin'.
Brief Module Description
This module is both a practice as well as a seminar course. Module requirements are fulfilled by planning and conducting a project in cooperation with an advisor over the course of 6 - 12 months, presenting the results of this project, and attending and participating in the series of weekly student presentations held in the second semester. The project should involve collection of primary data, or an in-depth analysis of secondary data, and should be in the student’s selected focus area , if they have chosen one.
Critically apply public health skills and knowledge to solve health problems or answer research question
Identify, assess, and critically appraise public health information
Communicate public health information both orally and writing in a logical, clear, and concise manner
Structured learning experiences are intended to supply more consistent teaching and monitoring of student progress, as well as data points for continuing assessment.
: Seminar topics on practicum-critical content such as literature review, scientific writing, and presentation will beincluded.
all-group tutorial sessions
: Sessions will include a teaching component as well as a presentation/feedback component.
The teaching component may encompass the research process, e.g. research question and appropriate research methods, ethical considerations, summary of findings, preparation for oral presentation and report.
The presentation/feedback component shall be students’ presentation predetermined aspects of their project, for feedback andcritique by other students and small group tutor.
will be held during the special term period in July. All graduating students are required to present.
The Master of Public Health programme requires attendance of 75 percent of all lectures, tutorials, workshops and seminars. When a student is unable to attend the required sessions, an excuse may be granted for limited time periods upon the production of evidence of illness, misadventure or leave of absence having been granted.
Students must inform the Education Office if any of the above has taken place. Failure to meet attendance requirements will affect module grading.