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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1042

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153860

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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 owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Explore sociological perspectives and theories concerning the social and structural processes that can inhibit,
maintain and improve public health.

Course content

Sociological aspects of health, illness and disability; concepts of justice, equity, paternalism; Paradigms of
knowledge; Qualitative research methods; Health issues experienced by specific populations, including (but not
confined to) women, men, children, older Australians, migrants/refugees and Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islanders; Politics and power relations; Critical public health ethics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 13 weeks

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
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Group assignment 1000 words equivalent per group 30% -
Research proposal 2000 words 35% -
Essay 1500 words 35% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* 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

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