HSH302 - Politics, Policy and Health
2023 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
One of HBS107,HSH102 or HSH111 and one level 2 HSH coded unit
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 online recorded class and 1 x 2 hour face-to-face seminar per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
This unit assists students to analyse and appraise all aspects of Australian health policies and processes, and the policy context for health promotion and human services in Australia. The unit investigates different forms of health policy and the political process as it relates to policy making. It explores the impact of ideologies, politics and other major forces on policy making and the skills necessary for the community and groups to develop policy and advocate change. It identifies the major mechanisms for implementing and evaluating health policy. Students will develop skills in describing, investigating, analysing and assessing health policy debate relating to a range of health issues and population groups.
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