HBS107 - Understanding Health
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
Online independent learning and 1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent learning and 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week.
This interdisciplinary unit examines a determinants approach to health and wellbeing, including: the complex range of interactions that influence the health of individuals and populations; the determinants of selected health issues in urban and rural Australia, as well as in global contexts, and explores a range of models and approaches and their impact on health outcomes.
Topics include: The concepts of health, the social determinants of health, health systems, the biological and environmental determinants, health promotion, indigenous health, settings for health, marginalised populations and global health.
Unit Fee Information
Fees and charges vary depending on the type of fee place you hold, your course, your commencement year, the units you choose to study and their study discipline, and your study load.
Tuition fees increase at the beginning of each calendar year and all fees quoted are in Australian dollars ($AUD). Tuition fees do not include textbooks, computer equipment or software, other equipment or costs such as mandatory checks, travel and stationery.
Use the Fee estimator to see course and unit fees applicable to your course and type of place.
For further information regarding tuition fees, other fees and charges, invoice due dates, withdrawal dates, payment methods visit our Current Students website.
How to apply
You can apply online for this single unit via the Deakin Applicant Portal. Enter the unit code above and follow the steps to submit your application online. Once submitted, we'll be in contact via email to confirm your place.
You can apply for multiple units in one trimester in a single application or to study multiple units over subsequent trimesters, you'll need to submit a separate application for each study period.