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The basic aim of the unit is to show that social factors have a significant role both in the incidence of health and illness, and in the delivery of health care services. Major sections are: (i) Social patterns of heals and illness, which focuses on describing and providing explanations for the differences between major social groups; (ii) Social groups in health care, which focuses on the development and current roles of several major occupational groups in the health care system; and (iii) Social issues in health care, which provides a sociological perspective on a range of pressing health issues.
Tutorial-based assessment (off campus students via DSO) 20%, assignment 2000 words 40%, closed book examination 40%.
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