HSH340 - Health in Action: Planning for Sustainable Change

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Claire Henderson-Wilson


Desirable to have completed one Level 2 HSH unit



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week


This unit is the final in the ‘Health and Sustainability’ major of the Bachelor of Health Sciences and focuses on the actions that can be taken to create sustainable and healthy change. Students will explore topics such as: systems thinking and social practices theory; interrelationships between the biophysical environment, environmental and urban planning legislation; policy and planning systems; inter-sectoral collaboration and their links to health and wellbeing.


Assessment task 1: Group assignment (1750 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Written individual assignment (1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Career-related assignment (750 words) 20%

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