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Unit details

HSH760 - International Perspectives in Health and Social Development

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

Unit chair:

Elizabeth Hoban, Jan Moore

Incompatible with:

HSH360

Contact hours:

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

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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

Assessment task 1: Pre-departure group presentation (15 minutes) 25%

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

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

Assessment task 4: Participation and engagement 15%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2637$3112

* 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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