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HSH212 - Professional Practice

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)

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

Fiona McKay



Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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


This unit assists students to develop a range of health promotion professional practice skills necessary for effective health promotion action on the range of determinants of health.

The unit consists of three modules.

Module 1 covers Capacity Building. In this module, students will develop skills and strategies for capacity building, including team work and stakeholder management.

Module 2 covers Community Engagement. In this module, students will develop an understanding of models and methods for community and stakeholder engagement.

Module 3 covers Leadership and Project Management. In this module, students will develop the skills and actions necessary to create health settings and supportive environments


Assessment task 1: Short answer question and reflection (1600 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Field visit and AV reflection 10%

Assessment task 3: Grant application (2000 words) 50%

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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