HSH740 - People, Health and Planning
(This unit is offered in alternate, odd years. Offered Trimester 3 2011-2012, 2013-2014)
|Unit chair:||M Townsend (B)|
2 x 2 all day seminars
Note:Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications at <www.deakin.edu.au/its/about/computer-specs.php>
ContentThis unit focuses on the interrelationships between the biophysical environment, environmental and urban planning legislation, policy and planning systems, and wellbeing. It will explore the way in which a range of aspects of our physical and social environment affect our health, and examine the planning and policy implications of this. On completion of the unit students should be able to: understand the links between people, health and place and the connection to planning, identify and apply public health evidence to planning issues, critique planning policy from a public health perspective, critique public health policy from a planning perspective and present a persuasive argument for integrating public health and planning policy/activity.
Individual assignment (500 words) 10%, group strategic plan (3000 to 5000 words) 50%, individual written paper (2000 words) 40%
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** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
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