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Health Program Planning and Evaluation (10454.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
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


  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2021 Semester 1 DR   Danish   AHMAD (Ph: ) INTERNPLCE

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This unit will provide an overview of program planning and evaluation. Topics include needs assessment, program development, stakeholder engagement, logic models, ecological program design, evaluation design, basics of program management. A work integrated learning placement provides practical application of program planning and evaluation principles.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Understand the principles of program planning and evaluation;

2. Design an evidence-based program;

3. Select appropriate evaluation strategies;

4. Apply practical tools and methods in the design, management and evaluation of programs; and

5. Design and implement a project during a work placement, review its outcomes and reflect on the learning achieved.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Four to eight hours per week, comprising lectures, tutorials and placement-related work.


Must have completed 24 credits in a Public Health, Human Nutrition or Health Science Degree, or equivalent.



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units


Equivalent Units

8577 Health Program Planning and Development

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