HSH313 - Contemporary Health Issues
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:||HSH203|
Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli and Fiona McKay
HBS107 and four level 2 units
Campus: 1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
This unit explores contemporary health and social issues using a media case study approach. This will include gaining a comprehensive understanding of the role of the media, popular culture and interest groups in addressing a range of health issues. Case studies will be chosen from areas such as mental health, sexuality, gender, drug use, homelessness, disability, youth suicide, family violence, genetic engineering, indigenous health, refugee health, war and terrorism, and environmentalism.
Assessment task 1: Group Presentation (10min) (30%)
Assessment task 2: Individual reflection (1000) (20%)
Assessment task 3: Critical discussion of a contemporary issue (2000 words) 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.