ASC206 - Sociology of Health
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||E Eckermann|
ASC209, ASC236, ASC306, ASC309, ASC336
Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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.
Seminar -based assessment (Cloud (online) mode students via CloudDeakin) 20%, assignment 2000 words 40%, closed book examination 40%.
Unit Fee Information
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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