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HSH707 - Social and Cultural Influences On Population Health

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Not offered in 2013

Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1

EFTSL value: 0.125
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(This unit is offered in alternate years, offered 2014, 2016)

Unit chair:E Hoban
Contact hours: 3 hours per week for 9 weeks
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


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.


Essay (2000 words) 40%, final essay (3000 words) 60%

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