You will be expected to carry out a substantial amount of self-study in your own time. There is a mixture of study methods employed on both programmes e.g. lectures, practical experiments, group workshops and discussions to stimulate your interest and enhance your learning.
The curriculum content comprises of:
- Health: you will study different aspects of health and disease, explore alternative and complementary therapies and evaluate health care interventions
- Psychology: you will explore the theoretical basis of human behaviour through study of child development, health psychology perspectives, social interaction and psychological disorders
- Biology: to include the structure and function of human circulation and gas exchange, nutrition and digestion, human urinary system, coordination, cell transport; endocrine system, musculo-skeletal system, human sex and reproduction. (27 Credits available)
- Study Skills (which underpin all of the subject units): academic writing skills, presentations, and exam techniques