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HSH703 - Health Promotion

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: CBD* only

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Teresa Capetola





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

All students: Weekly learning resources are available online via the Unit site in DeakinSync. 

In addition students are expected to attend:

Campus: 11 x 2 hour seminars per trimester

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 11 x 2 hour online seminars per trimester


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


This unit aims to provide an understanding of health promotion concepts and approaches as they relate to contemporary health issues in Australia and internationally. The unit is designed to assist students to: appreciate the key developments in Australia and internationally that have contributed to current understandings of health, its determinants and health promotion practice; examine the range of theoretical and practical health promotion intervention frameworks; become familiar with the information and skills required for the development of evidence-based health promotion programs; and describe and form opinions on dilemmas and difficulties in health promotion practice.


Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (3000 words) 60%

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