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HSH760 - International Perspectives in Health and Social Development

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Study tour

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in courses offered by the School of Health and Social Development - H615, H703, H746, H747, H749, H756, H757, H759

Unit chair:

Bernie Marshall and Greer Lamaro





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 2 hour e-live, 1 x 1 full day seminar, study tour of approximately two weeks


This unit provides students with the opportunity to learn about the context of promoting and supporting health from an international perspective. The unit will be conducted in the form of a study tour of another country and is designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of cross-cultural health and society. The study tour will consist of a range of activities designed to link students with policy makers, health care workers, educators, and health agencies in the host country, and to reflect on their own values and approaches in relation to health and social development.


Assessment task 1: Pre-departure group presentation (15 minutes) 30%

Assessment task 2: Critical reflection paper (1250 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Policy proposal (2500 words) 30%

Assessment task 4: Participation and engagement 10%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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