||It consists in the statistical exploitation of data from surveys or barometers that address issues related to health and the health system in Spain. Students are required to apply at least one multivariate analysis technique to the data they handle. The analysis of the documentary sources implies that the students define the focus of the research (objectives, hypothesis, methodology), obtain the secondary data, exploit them, analyze the results and write the report. This must be delivered to the teacher in electronic format and exposed at the classroom. This activity will be carried out in groups of 2 or 3 students.
||It consists of analyzing a specific piece of information that has appeared in some mass media. The objective is that the students establish an adequate interpretation of the case in question and relate it to the theoretical contents of the subject through the different interpretations offered by the different predominant perspectives in the sociology of health and illness. The teacher will provide the case and students should prepare a report that accounts for their work. The report must be sent to the teacher in electronic format and presented at the classroom. This activity will be carried out in groups of 2 or 3 students.
||On the dates in which it is determined, the students organized in groups will present to the rest of the students and the professor the main results of their research both in regard to the analysis of the documentary sources and in the case study.
|Mixed objective/subjective test
||Students must take an exam on the contents of the subject with the materials indicated by the teacher for this purpose. As far as possible, it will ensure that the examination consists of questions in different response formats. The exam will be done individually.