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HSH709 - Health and Social Impact Assessment

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Enrolment modes:

(B)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:B Murphy
Contact hours:

Intensive running over 4 days in break week Trimester 2 (12-15 August).

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit allows students to gain an understanding of the history, contexts, processes and outcomes of health and social impact assessment. It will develop skills which will enable students to understand the application of either SIA or HIA. Links between health/ environmental/ social impact assessment and policy assessment will be explored with particular reference to their relevance for individual and community wellbeing. Case studies undertaken in Australia and overseas will be used to illustrate the theories and students will have the opportunity to review and evaluate impact assessment projects relating to health and social impacts of developments within policy frameworks or within a community setting.

Assessment

Group presentation 20%, individual assignment (1500 words) 30%, essay (2500 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1045$1045$2473$2918

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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