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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 2040

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
168526

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Explore the policy environment and political landscapes that influence policy making in health, and the use of advocacy, evidence and policy instruments for improving population health.

Course content

Policy making structures in the Australian context; levels and roles of governments in Australia; policy, legislation, regulation and governance in relation to health programs and services; power differentials in the development and acceptance of health policies; introduction to advocacy; Health in All Policies approach to improving population health; implementing policy; introduction to health economics and principles of economic evaluation; population health policies and programs; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policies and programs.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
IBHT, IBNF, IBNU
HLTH 1041 Health Promotion Concepts
Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1040 Health Systems and Services

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online (Lecture) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 10 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
Portfolio 3000 words 60% -
Assignment 1500 words 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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