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Health Promotion Principles and Practice PG (10058.2)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Public Health


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This unit introduces students to health promotion as a conceptual framework, a field of practice and an integral part of the broader public health field.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Analyse and interpret public health issues according to evidence-based health promotion principles;

2. Apply and integrate contemporary health promotion processes into a range of public health contexts;

3. Design and implement health promotion processes and content evaluation frameworks;

4. Critically analyse and interpret evaluation of health promotion practice; and

5. Identify and respond to challenges to health promotion in a changing world.

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Contact Hours

Up to 10 hours online.





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