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HSH703 - Health Promotion

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Hayley McKenzie

Contact hours:

8 x 3 hour seminars per trimester

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.

Content

This unit aims to provide an understanding of health promotion concepts and approaches as they relate to contemporary health issues in Australia and internationally. The unit is designed to assist students to: appreciate the key developments in Australia and internationally that have contributed to current understandings of health, its determinants and health promotion practice; examine the range of theoretical and practical health promotion intervention frameworks; become familiar with the information and skills required for the development of evidence-based health promotion programs; and describe and form opinions on dilemmas and difficulties in health promotion practice.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

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