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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Module 1 – Setting the Scene

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 12 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Understanding NCDs2m
How can a multidisciplinary approach solve complex societal problems?3m
Solutions3m
Module 1 Summary46s
5 readings
Module 1 Reading list1h
Preparation for Assignment 11h 15m
A note on the weekly discussion topics...5m
The presenters10m
Contributors10m
1 practice exercise
Module 115m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2 - The Big Non-Communicable Diseases

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Cardiovascular disease7m
Secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease3m
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease4m
Diabetes Part 15m
Diabetes Part 27m
Obesity6m
Cancer2m
Module 2 Summary1m
1 reading
Module 2 Reading list1h
1 practice exercise
Module 230m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3 - The key risk factors for chronic disease

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Physical activity5m
Diet7m
Tobacco6m
Alcohol6m
Sleep apnoea5m
Oral health4m
Module 3 Summary1m
1 reading
Module 3 Reading list1h
1 practice exercise
Module 315m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4 - How did we get here?

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Our biology10m
Our food supply2m
Corporate interest3m
Corporate interests and nutrition6m
Our domestic environment5m
Module 4 Summary2m
1 reading
Module 4 Reading list1h
1 practice exercise
Module 430m

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