Public health


LÝÐH2LÝ05(ms) - Public Health Science


The goal of this course is increase students' health literacy and their ability to take responsibility for their own health.  The main factors of public health are nutrition, exercise, promotion of mental health, lifestyle, and environment. Students read up on the main factors that contribute to health and well-being and receive an opportunity to look at their own lifestyle and put into context with general guidelines from public authorities and other parties on internet media. Focus is placed on epidemilogical research that has been conducted on public health and the situation in Iceland compare to the situation in neighbouring countries. Students get an opportunity to dig deeper and gather further knowledge in fields of their own interest.
Prerequisite: None.
Síðast uppfært: 29.01.2019