Exploring Learning experiences of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students in a Public Health Undergraduate Degree.

Charlotte Jeavons, Carlos Moreno Leguizamon, Linda Cole

Abstract


Whilst university data highlights that BAME students are awarded up to 33% lower assessment outcomes than their white counterparts, there is limited contextual information to explain why the situation arises.  A small scale qualitative project sought to explore the barriers and enablers to Public Health students' learning experiences through semi-structured interviews.  Emerging themes included the role of the family in their learning; the influence of peer groups and others in their motivation to study and becoming an independent student and these themes are viewed from a critical intercultural and intersectional perspective. 

Keywords


Inequalities; intersectionality; interculturality

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doi:10.1177/102831530000400105




DOI: https://doi.org/10.21100/compass.v17i1.1368

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