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HSH113 - Social Perspectives on Population Health

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Hayley McKenzie

Contact hours:

Students are expected to attend or listen to a class (1 hour) and attend one seminar class (2 hours) each week as well as complete designated reading tasks.

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit takes a sociological perspective to the examination of health issues and their determinants. It focuses on the development of knowledge regarding social theory and its applicability to health and wellbeing at an individual, community and population level.


Assessment task 1: 5 short answer questions (2000 words in total) 50%

Assessment task 2: Written assessment (2000 words) 50%

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