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ASC206 - Sociology of Health

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:E Eckermann
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASC209, ASC236, ASC306, ASC309, ASC336

Contact hours:

1 hour class, 1 hour seminar

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. 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

The basic aim of the unit is to show that social factors have a significant role both in the incidence of health and illness, and in the delivery of health care services.

Major sections are:
(i) Social patterns of health and illness, which focuses on describing and providing explanations for the differences between major social groups;
(ii) Social groups in health care, which focuses on the development and current roles of several major occupational groups in the health care system; and
(iii) Social issues in health care, which provides a sociological perspective on a range of pressing health issues.

Assessment

Seminar -based assessment (Cloud (online) mode students via CloudDeakin) 20%, assignment 2000 words 40%, closed book examination 40%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2338$2516

* 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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