HSH313 - Contemporary Health Issues

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: HSH203
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

HBS107 OR  HSH111 and 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 2 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including a scheduled online seminar per week of up to 2 hours’ duration

Content

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.

Unit Fee Information

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