Unit aim

Provides students with skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion strategies for individuals, groups and communities. Students will critically appraise the concepts underpinning health promotion and will develop a health promotion project which can be applied to a workplace or community. Collaborative learning is a key teaching approach for this unit.

Unit content

  • Health promotion in context
  • Continuum of health promotion approaches and settings
  • The program development and evaluation planning cycle
  • Strategies and education for health promotion and illness prevention
  • Healthy public policy/settings

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 4 hours
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Essay50%
Presentation50%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 4 hours
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Essay50%
Presentation50%

Lismore

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 4 hours
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Essay50%
Presentation50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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