Assignment Title: Component 2 – Major Health Issue
Word count (orequivalent): Report – 2000 – +10%
All written assessments, where practical and possible, must be submitted via Turnitin unless otherwise instructed by the Lecturer. (Please DO NOT put this assessment specification into Turnitin or it will match many similarities with
other students’ submissions.)
Alternative submission method (if applicable):
Late submission of the assessment will result in a late penalty mark. Penalties for late submission: Up to one week late, maximum mark of 40%. Over one week late, 0%. Only the Extenuating Circumstances Panel may approve a change to submission dates.
Academic honesty / referencing:
Academic honesty is required. In the main body of your submission you must give credit to authors on whose research and ideas your work is based. Append to your submission a reference list that indicates the books, articles, etc. that you have used, cited or quoted in order to complete this assessment.
Module Learning Outcomes (from module syllabus)
– Understand different approaches and strategies used to measure, monitor, and control the incidence of disease in communities.
– Investigate the implications of illness and disease in communities for the provision of health and social care services.
– Understand the factors influencing the health and well-being of individuals in a health or social setting.
Task – Written Report – 2000 Words
You must select one disease and provide a report which includes the following: Introduction (250 words)
Main Body (1500 words)
Conclusion (250 words)
Relevant published UK data and statistics must be included and referenced within the report. You can choose a health or social care setting of your choice.
General Submission Guidance