Module code: AN521-18S1A
Assignment No. and type: Coursework (CW1) : Report 1500 words
Assessment weighting: 70%
Summative Assignment Report
The purpose of this Summative Assessment is for you to write a report in which you discuss and critically evaluate the findings from the literature in relation to your chosen public health subject covered in your presentation.
You are expected to use the following structure as guidance for completing the report. You may use headings/sub-headings:
- Title page. Elements included :
- Your student
- Module code and tittle.
- The actual word count (excluding the tittle page and reference list).
- The submission
- Your seminar leader and module leader’s
- Summary (Approx. 250 words*) This should be a brief note that gives an overview of the ideas and insight and findings presented in the report. The summary should not comprise any abbreviations or
- Introduction (Approx. 300 words*) This should explain the aim of the report by including a brief explanation of your chosen public health subject and by outlining the contents you intend to
- Main body (Approx. 700 words*) this part of the report can include headings/sub-headings. Any images, pictures, diagrams etc. should be included in an appendix. Within this section you are expected to:
- Analyse local and national health data in order to identify health needs and priorities of a defined adult population/community and critically evaluate the effectiveness and application of public health interventions you have identified
- Critically evaluate the roles of nurse community practitioners and their responsibilities in promoting health and protecting adults at risk in relation to your chosen topic
- Conclusion and recommendations (Approx. 250 words*) this should be a statement/decision reached based on the key findings of your literature search for which you provide suggestions in light of the evidence and arguments
|This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:|
|LO 2||Demonstrate a critical understanding of the roles of community practitioners and their roles and responsibilities in promoting health and protecting adults at risk.|
|LO 3||Analyse local and national health data in order to identify health needs and priorities of a defined adult population/community.|
|LO 4||Critically evaluate theories and ethical principles of health promotion and their application to collaborative public health interventions and evidence based practice.|
- This is an individual assignment.
- The assignment should be presented in report format. A report is a systematic, well organised document which defines and analyses a subject or problem. Therefore, you are required to discuss and critically evaluate the findings from your literature search in relation to your chosen public health
- Unlike essays, reports are written in sections with headings and sub-headings. The structure you are expected to use is presented in “The Assignment Task”.
- Your submitted work must be presented in size 12, Arial font with 1.5 line spacing. Each page must be
- You should avoid use of the 1st and 2nd person. Use passive voice instead and write in an appropriately formal academic style, avoiding contractions (e.g., don’t, won’t, etc.) and informal or spoken forms of language.
- The word count for this assignment is 1500 words. Please note the University guidelines which stipulate that you may submit 10% over or under this word count. The title page and the reference list are not included in the word
- Be sure not to identify any individual or organisation directly or by implication in your work (NMC, 2018). Equally, unless crucial to the argument and/or where the information is already in the public domain, refer to organisations only in the most general terms, e.g., an NHS trust.
Referencing and research requirements
- Please reference your work according to the Harvard style as defined in Cite Them Right Online (http://www.citethemrightonline.com). This information is also available in book form: Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2016) Cite them right: the essential reference guide. 10th Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Copies are available via the University library.
- For a 1500 word count you are required to reference approximately 15 sources (the number is indicative and is subjected to information and arguments presented that need to be justified).
How your work will be assessed
- Your work will be assessed on the extent to which it demonstrates your achievement of the stated learning outcomes for this assignment (see above) and against other key criteria, as defined in the University’s institutional grading descriptors. A proportion of your marks will also depend upon your use of academic referencing
- Mark achieved will equate to 70% of the overall mark for the
- This assignment will be marked according to the grading descriptors for Level 5. A copy of the grading descriptors for Level 5 can be found in the Assignment Brief Information folder in AN521-18S1A Blackboard shell
All marks released are provisional until they are confirmed at the next assessment board for your cohort, where if you have not achieved the pass mark of 40%, a decision will be made about whether you are permitted to resubmit the work. Registry will normally post the Board results within 5 working days after the Board (via the organisational shell) and these will confirm whether you are permitted to resubmit, and the confirmed deadline. An announcement will be made once the Board results are posted.
Please note: You are strongly advised to seek referral support from the module team.
- This assignment is to be submitted electronically by Tuesday 15th January 2019 before 14.00 via Turnitin in Blackboard
- To submit electronically you must upload your work to the e-submission area within the Blackboard module concerned. Click Submit> Browse (find the correct file to upload) Upload> Submit
- Please ensure that your work has been saved in an appropriate file format. Turnitin will only accept the following file types: Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint, PostScript, PDF, HTML, RTF, Open Office (ODT), Hangul (HWP), Google Docs, or plain text. Your file must also contain at least 20 words of text, consist of fewer than 400 pages and be less than 40MB in size. Mac users can find instructions on how to convert Mac documents to Word documents in the Assignment Brief Information folder in AN521-18S1 Blackboard
- You can resubmit your work as many times as you like until the deadline. If you choose to resubmit, your earlier submission will be replaced, and you will NOT receive an Originality Report until 24 hours from when the submission was
- You will receive a digital receipt as proof of submission. This will be sent to your Bucks e- mail address; please keep this for
- You are reminded of the University’s regulations on academic misconduct, which can be viewed on the University website: https://bucks.ac.uk/ data/assets/pdf_file/0024/9546/Academic-Misconduct-Policy.pdf . In submitting your assignment, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these regulations.
- Please also note that work that is submitted up to 10 working days beyond the submission date will be considered a late submission. Late submissions will be marked and the actual mark will be recorded, but it will be capped at the pass mark (typically 40%), provided that the work is of a passing standard. Work submitted after this period will not be marked and will be treated as a non-submission.
- You are reminded that it is your responsibility to keep an electronic copy of your assignment for future reference