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|Offered at:||(B, CBD, G, W, X)|
Trimester 1 (B, CBD, G, W, X), Trimester 2 (B), Trimester 3 (X)
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 S McIver (B), Trimester 3 (2012-13) L Sheehan (B)
2.5 hours (1 x 1 hour seminar and 1 x 1.5 hour tutorial per week) or 6 hours private study for off campus students
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This interdisciplinary unit examines the diversity of media and other images of health and meanings attributed to health; 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 and education as determinants of health; understanding health research; indigenous health; the evolution of health promotion; illicit drugs and alcohol; social exclusion and healthy ageing; mental health.
Readings review (800 words) 20%, assignment (1200 words) 30%, examination (2 hours) 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.