HSH103 - Health Protection


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

11 face-to-face 2 hour seminars for on-campus students.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 11 scheduled online 2 hour seminars for Online students. All online sessions are recorded.


This unit will cover approaches to assessing, preventing and controlling environmental hazards that pose human health and safety risks. In order to understand environmental hazards the use of environmental health data, including toxicology and ecology, will be employed. The unit comprises the study of key national and international environmental health agencies, as well as regulatory programs, guidelines and authorities that control environmental health. This unit will frame health protection from public health and ecologically sustainable development perspectives, to further understand contemporary health challenges.

Recommended texts

Readings to be posted on the unit site.

Unit Fee Information

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