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Population studies


To enable students to acquire a broad substantive knowledge of population trends and an understanding of the major theories, findings and debates about determinants of trends and differentials in the fertility and mortality of human populations and the consequences of such variations.

It is a core module for the Demography and Health programmes.


15 [150 hours]


2hr 15 unseen written exam (70%) and an assessed assignment (30%). If you fail the module, you are allowed one further attempt at the examination.

For full information regarding this module please see the module specification.