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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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TERKAN8 Research on School-aged Children's Health and Wellbeing 5 ECTS
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Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Person in charge
Announced in the teaching schedule
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Health Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

The course introduces current research on the health of school-aged children.

Learning outcomes

Having passed the course, the student is able to participate as a younger research fellow in research groups on school-aged children’s health and wellbeing, knows the main challenges of adolescents’ health and wellbeing and the role of school context in that as well as monitoring systems on health, and knows instruments for measuring health and socio-economic health differences.


Research methods, assessment of research papers and on-going research.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Research seminars, and other events. Self studies.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Written exam 
In English

Participation in seminars and other events. Written examination of research reports and other material.



Study materials


Further information

The course is suitable for doctoral studies, too. The student may agree of his/her own literature package with the teacher. The course is held every second year in English.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Health Sciences