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HSH210 - Social Diversity and Health

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Shane McIver





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 hours - 1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


This unit focuses on the health concerns and experiences of people positioned within various sociocultural categories such as indigeneity, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability. Theories of difference within and between social categories will be considered in order to understand individual health and wellbeing, the role of schools and health/community organisations, and society as a whole, and the implications for health promotion.


Assessment task 1: Self-reflection (800 words) 20%
Assessment task 2: Group presentation and report (1000 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Essay (2200 words) 50%

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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