HSH306 - People, Health and Place

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

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

HBS107 and completion of four level 2 units.

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

1 x 1 hour class and 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

This unit is part of the Family, Society and Health major sequence in H300 Bachelor of Health Sciences (unit set code MJ-H000002)

Content

This unit will explore the way in which a range of aspects of our physical and social environment affect our health. These will include biophysical environment (access to nature, the effects of pollution), housing (the factors which influence individuals' access to and choice of housing), work and workplaces (strategies aimed at identifying, assessing, and controlling workplace hazards, in particular psychosocial and organisation stressors). This unit will also explore how the physical and social environment affects the health and wellbeing of specific groups in society including migrants, Indigenous Australians, those living with a disability and older people.

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