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EEH404 - Health: a Family and Community Focus

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Claire Stonehouse

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E377

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week for 7 weeks

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • A life span approach to family and health
  • Different models of family, kinship and community
  • Understanding health implications for understanding health promotion approaches
  • Key health issues and priorities across the lifespan (tobacco use, depression, suicide, alcohol abuse, gender and violence, diabetes, heart diseases, motor vehicle accidents etc).
  • Relationships between class, gender, sexuality, location, age, ability, indigeneity, ethnicity, etc., and health outcomes
  • Understanding the determinants of health
  • The role of government in health provision, promotion and disease prevention at different stages of the lifespan
  • Australia’s policies and practices – how do they compare with other developed and developing countries?
  • Changing our health status –key strategies in health promotion.

Assessment

Assessment 1: Family Health Report Card, 1600 words, 40%

Assessment 2: Health promotion campaign funding submission and presentation – Group task, (2800 words equivalent per member), 60%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2985$3086

* 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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