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HSH740 - People, Health and Planning

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered 2017

Enrolment modes:

Not offered 2017

Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:

TBA

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 2 all day seminars

Content

This unit focuses on the interrelationships between the biophysical environment, environmental and urban planning legislation, policy and planning systems, and wellbeing. It will explore the way in which a range of aspects of our physical and social environment affect our health, and examine the planning and policy implications of this. On completion of the unit students should be able to: understand the links between people, health and place and the connection to planning, identify and apply public health evidence to planning issues, critique planning policy from a public health perspective, critique public health policy from a planning perspective and present a persuasive argument for integrating public health and planning policy/activity.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Individual discussion paper (2500 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Group presentation (20 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 3: Individual written annotated bibliography (1500 words) 30%

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