HSH707 - Social and Cultural Influences On Population Health
|Year||2015 unit information|
This unit is offered in alternate even years, next offered 2016
|Contact hours:||3 hours per week for 9 weeks|
This unit draws upon the theory and methods of population health, gender and diversity studies to examine health inequalities and related outcomes. A key focus is on understanding the underlying social determinants of health inequalities in culturally diverse populations. An international perspective on health with a human rights focus is also explored. A key aim is to enable students to develop a sound knowledge of the complexities of gender, diversity and health inequalities along with understanding the policies and strategies that are effective in closing the inequality gap.
Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Final essay (3000 words) 60%