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Health Promotion (POPH90020)

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SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

Students will have the opportunity to learn the history of health promotion and the models of health and health promotion, along with key theoretical approaches explaining change in individuals, organisations and systems.

They will be introduced to the fundamental elements of successful health promotion and its application to different health issues in different settings and sectors, and in different populations in Australia and in developed and developing countries overseas.

Students will be exposed to key leaders in health promotion in Victoria from different levels of government, from leading health NGOs and from academia during the course. They will also be required to interview a key practitioner in their place of work as part of assessed group work activity.

WHEN/HOW DOES IT RUN?

September - dual delivery


ASSESMENTS

  • Written Assignment due in the 3rd week of the teaching period - 1,000 words (30%)

  • Group oral presentation (5 students per group) - 20 minutes (20%)

  • Written Assignment due in exam period - 3,000 words (60%)



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