HSH313 - Contemporary Health Issues
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online|
|Previously coded as:||HSH203|
For H300, D391 and H313 students: HBS107 OR HSH102 and four credit points at levels (2, 3)
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||
1 x 2 hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including a scheduled online seminar per week of up to 2 hours duration.
This unit explores contemporary health and social issues using a media case study approach. This will include gaining a comprehensive understanding of the role of the media, popular culture and interest groups in addressing a range of health issues. Case studies will be chosen from areas such as mental health, sexuality, gender, drug use, homelessness, disability, youth suicide, family violence, genetic engineering, indigenous health, refugee health, war and terrorism, and environmentalism.
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