HSH306 - People, Health and Place
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)
HBS107 and completion of four level 2 units.
Campus: 1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery
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 task 1: Essay (1500 words) 30%
Assessment task 2: Group presentation and summary handout (500 words) 20%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%