HSH323 - Program Planning, Management and Evaluation


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For courses D391, H300 - Must have completed HSH219.

For courses D381, D388, H313 - No pre-requisite required. 

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HSH201, HSH218
Study commitment

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 1 online recorded lecture per week
1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar per week
Online problem-based exercises via the Unit site

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1 online recorded lecture per week
1 x 2 hour online seminar per week
Online problem-based exercises via the Unit site


This unit is designed to assist students gain the core skills and knowledge for health sciences program planning, management and evaluation. The core elements of program management will be covered, including how to develop a program rationale (needs assessment) for program development and management, and an evaluation design to measure change and outcomes, as well as the fundamental elements of applying for funding to support the proposed implementation of the program. Students will learn about the conceptual bases of program logic, and the techniques that guide planning and evaluation. Case studies, group work, planning tools and evaluations of different types of health sector programs will be used to develop practical problem-solving skills.

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