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HSH704 - Health Communication

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

Trimester 2: CBD*

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

Berni Murphy





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 4 day Intensive seminars to be held at Burwood (Melbourne) Wednesday 8 April to Saturday 11 April 2015 inclusive.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin, including live Cloud (online) seminars


Enrolment quota applies.
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


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 task 1: Assignment 1 (2500 words equivalent per student) 50%
Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (2500 words equivalent per student) 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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