ASC206 - Sociology of Health

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASC209, ASC236, ASC306, ASC309, ASC336

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit involves an exploration of health across multiple dimensions. This includes a focus on the social patterns of health and illness, which focuses on describing and providing explanations for the differences between major social groups. The unit also addresses social groups in health care, which focuses on the development and current roles of several major occupational groups in the health care system. Social issues in health care, which provides a sociological perspective on a range of pressing health issues, is also a focus of this unit.

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