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HSH113 - Social Perspectives on Population Health

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
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Unit chair:

Hayley McKenzie





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week and complete designated reading tasks


This unit takes a sociological perspective to the examination of health issues and their determinants. It focuses on the development of knowledge regarding social theory and its applicability to health and wellbeing at an individual, community and population level.


Assessment task 1: 5 short answer questions (2000 words in total) 50%
Assessment task 2: Written assessment (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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