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MH926 - Communicable Diseases and Immunisation

  • Module code: MH926
  • Module name: Communicable Diseases and Immunisation
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module aims to give students a thorough grounding in the principles of immunisation and communicable diseases preparing them for a potential role in immunisation coordination and advice and control of communicable diseases.

Principal learning outcomes

Students will be able to: Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the concepts of paediatric communicable disease control and prevention; Understand the theoretical and practical problems of immunisation and be able to reflect on the consequences of these problems; Understand the epidemiology of paediatric infectious diseases and how they affect populations; Be able to reflect on how their own practice might be affected by the above.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 Days

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH926-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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