HBS107 - Understanding Health
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Trimester 1: Shane McIver
Trimester 2: Shane McIver
Trimester 3: Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
2.5 hours - 1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week - or 6 hours private study for cloud (online) students
This interdisciplinary unit examines a determinants approach to health and wellbeing, including: the complex range of interactions that influence the health of individuals and populations; the determinants of selected health issues in urban and rural Australia, as well as in global contexts, and explores a range of models and approaches and their impact on health outcomes.
Topics include: contemporary understandings of health; social, biological, natural environments and employment as determinants of health; understanding health research; indigenous health; the evolution of health promotion; social exclusion and global perspectives on health and healing.
Assessment task 1: Readings review (800 words) 20%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (1200 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%
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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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