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HSH707 - Health Promotion in a Global Context

Unit details


2017 unit information

Offering information:

Not offered 2017

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

Elizabeth Hoban





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Contact hours:

Intensive: 32 hours - 9 am to 4 pm x 4 days face to face at Burwood (Melbourne), dates to be advised


This unit examines health promotion theories and practice in a global context. A key focus is on understanding the underlying social, cultural, political and structural determinants of public health in socially and culturally diverse populations in Australia and internationally. The unit will provide students with the knowledge and skills to critically analyse public health problems and develop sustainable health promotion policies and strategies that draw on contemporary health promotion models and theories to address the complex health problem.


Assessment task 1: Written abstract (300 words) 10%

Assessment task 2: Group poster presentation 25%

Assessment task 3: Written assignment (1500 words) 25%

Assessment task 4: Written assignment (2500 words) 40%

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