HPS941 - Psychosocial Issues in Health
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
1 x 2 hour class per week and 1 x 1 hour seminar per fortnight
This unit will integrate the biological, psychological and social determinants of health and illness with emphasis across aetiology, epidemiology, intervention, and preventative strategies. Mediating and vulnerability factors to both physical and mental wellbeing, for example, social supports, stressors, health beliefs and behaviours, will be considered in relation to actual wellbeing and models of behavioural change. Cultural, individual and family factors and their implications will be evaluated.
Assessment task 1: Examination (1.5 hours) 25%
Assessment task 2: Seminar presentation 10%
Assessment task 3: Written seminar submission (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 4: Essay (1500 words) 25%
Unit Fee Information
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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