Introduction to action-oriented health promotion and care in local communities
- SPL4021 - 15 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The course is an introduction to the theoretical fundamnet for action-oriented health promotion and care in local communities. The students shall aquire knowledge and concepts and models within theories of care, health promotion and work for social change at the individual, group and system level. The course has a primary focus on social justice, participation and equality between social groups and between geographic regions.


- Ideological perspectives for social welfare work in local communities.
- Basic concepts of the science of public health project leadership and theories of care
- Global, regional and local public health problems
- Health promotion and care in local communities
- Introduction to action-oriented research and development
- Strategies for resource mobilization in local communities.

Teaching Methods

Group works
Net Support Learning

Teaching Methods (additional text)

supervision, colloquiums

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, see textarea

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Group-based written exam and oral presentation including the development of a public health profile for a chosen region or municipality. Both are assessed group-wise and both must be passed.

Grading Scale


Coursework Requirements