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HPS730 - Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Simon Albrecht



Incompatible with: Nil
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 (1 hour per group) 30%

Assessment task 2: Written report (2500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Group case study report (2000 words, approximately 500 words per student) 30%

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.

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