HSH704 - Health Communication

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

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

Nil

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

3 hours per week comprising 1 hour weekly class (recorded and accessible online) and 2 hour weekly seminar

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

3 hours per week comprising 1 hour weekly class (recorded and accessible online) and 2 hour weekly online seminar online

Note:

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

Content

Topics include:

  • Functional and strategic communication
  • Health communication presentation skills and strategies
  • Working with the media
  • Social media and health
  • Social marketing campaigns
  • Communication and behaviour change concepts, models and theories
  • Health education and empowerment
  • Stakeholder engagement 
  • Health advocacy and activism
  • The role of communication in partnerships for health
  • The role of communication in capacity building and change management
  • Communication styles when working in teams

Unit Fee Information

Click on the fee link below which describes you:

Talk to a Deakin adviser about studying at Deakin today

Call 1800 693 888Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm AEDT
Chat live nowMonday to Friday: 8am to 7pm AEDT