HSH302 - Politics, Policy and Health

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

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

HBS107 or HSH102 and one level 2 HSH coded unit

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week

Note:

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

Content

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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