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HSH704 - Health Communication

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD, Cloud (online)

Trimester 2: CBD

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

Berni Murphy

Contact hours:

2 x 2 day intensive seminars

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

Topics include:

  • Communication and behaviour change concepts, models and theories
  • Functional and strategic communication
  • Working with the media
  • Social media and health
  • Social marketing campaigns
  • Health education and empowerment
  • Communication in a global context
  • Engaging communities
  • Health advocacy
  • The role of communication in partnerships for health
  • The role of communication in capacity building and change management

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (2500 words equivalent per student) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (2500 words equivalent per student) 50%

Unit Fee Information

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