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HSH306 - People, Health and Place

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

Fiona Andrews

Prerequisite:

HBS107 and completion of four level 2 units.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery
This unit is part of the Family, Society and Health major sequence in H300 Bachelor of Health Sciences (unit set code MJ-H000002)

Content

This unit will explore the way in which a range of aspects of our physical and social environment affect our health. These will include biophysical environment (access to nature, the effects of pollution), housing (the factors which influence individuals' access to and choice of housing), work and workplaces (strategies aimed at identifying, assessing, and controlling workplace hazards, in particular psychosocial and organisation stressors). This unit will also explore how the physical and social environment affects the health and wellbeing of specific groups in society including migrants, Indigenous Australians, those living with a disability and older people.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay (1500 words) 30%
Assessment task 2: Group presentation and summary handout (500 words) 20%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 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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