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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1025

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101435

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To promote an understanding of the social, cultural and environmental determinants of health, with a specific focus on the health of Aboriginal Australians and disadvantaged populations

Course content

Core concepts of health; common measures of health (morbidity, birth/death rates, burden of disease etc.); risk factors, social, cultural and environmental determinants affecting health across state, national, international populations with special reference to marginalised or disadvantaged groups such as Aboriginal Australians; current and new challenges to health and health care systems; health promotion: principles and interventions.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online - x 10 modules

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Portfolio - 50% -
Assignment 2000 words 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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