HSH760 - International Perspectives in Health and Social Development

Year: 2019 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered Trimester 3 2019

Next offered Trimester 3 2020

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 2020: Study tour

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in courses offered by the School of Health and Social Development - H615, H703, H746, H747, H749, H756, H757, H759





Incompatible with:


Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2 x 2 hour Blackboard Collaborate

In-person attendance requirements

1 x 1 full day seminar, study tour of approximately two weeks


This unit provides students with the opportunity to learn about the context of promoting and supporting health from an international perspective. The unit will be conducted in the form of a study tour of another country and is designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of cross-cultural health and society. The study tour will consist of a range of activities designed to link students with policy makers, health care workers, educators, and health agencies in the host country, and to reflect on their own values and approaches in relation to health and social development.


Assessment task 1: Pre-departure group presentation (15 minutes) 30%

Assessment task 2: Critical reflection paper (1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 3: Final report (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 4: Observations, participation and engagement 10%

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