|Measurements of fertility
||Define crude birth rate, general fertility rate and total
fertility rate, and gain an appreciation of their values
relative to a range of countries with different
economic and social development levels.
|Sociocultural factors and fertility
||Explain how fertility is influenced by factors
including the status of women, level of education,
nature of employment, type of residence, religion,
health care and family status.
|Economic factors and fertility
||Understand how fertility is influenced by the real and
perceived cost of having children.
|Spatial patterns of fertility
||Appreciate the broad, global patterns of fertility and
be able to describe and account for these patterns.