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HPS730 - Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Unit details

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

Simon Albrecht





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour class and 1 x 3 hour seminar per fortnight


This unit will examine work-related variables including: (a) stress and burnout, (b) stress management, and (c) occupational health and safety. Topics include: an introduction to a determinants model of health, models of stress and coping; the effects of job demands, job control, and other organisational stressors on workers’ health and quality of life; individual and organisational strategies for coping with stress; occupational health and safety; approaches to health promotion programs in the workplace.


Assessment task 1: Group oral presentation (50 minutes per group) 30%
Assessment task 2: Individual written report (2500 words) 40%
Assessment task 3: Group case study report (2000 words, approximately 500 words per student) 30%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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