Course code FHV313

FHV313 Psychosocial Factors and Health

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Course responsible: Camilla Martha Ihlebæk
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: Study year 2018-2019
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The course provides an introduction into social and psychological factors and mechanisms that influences health, such stress and coping, psychosocial factors in work, subjective health complaints, marginalisation and sick leave, social support, and social capital.
Learning outcome:
After finishing the course the student should be able to understand the complex connection between psychosocial factors and health. The student should be able to use relevant tools in order to map and measure psychological- and social factors.
Learning activities:
Lectures, seminars, e-learning and self study.
Teaching support:
Teachers are available at the workshops and through Canvas.
An overview of literature will be available upon the start of the course.
Recommended prerequisites:
An individual oral exam up to 1/2 hour, counts 100 %. A-F
Nominal workload:
Totally 250 hours. Workshops: 3 gatherings of 3-4 days = 50 hours. Preparation and following up work of the workshops including e-learning, self study and exam: 200 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Complete overlap with the course FMI313
Type of course:
The subject is based on intensive workshops.3 workshops (lectures and seminars).
An external examiner approves the evaluation system and participates in the oral exam.
Examination details: Oral exam: Letter grades