Concepts in Health Promotion Planning - 2017

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Web Supplemented
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 1 , Sess 2
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 1 , Sess 2
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Learning Activities (30%) , Assignment 2 - Online Assessment e-test (30%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
Domestic 2,800.00
International 3,050.00

This unit is not taking enrolments at this time due to changes pending approval.

This unit was previously known as Health Promotion Planning.

In this unit students will undertake an overview of health promotion, consisting of 10 modules including: foundations of health promotion, rationale for health promotion, needs assessments, evaluation, psychosocial theory, planning and implementing health promotion interventions, community development and community participation, social capital, capacity building, sustainability and the application of theoretical and empirical evidence.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. develop a rationale supporting the need for health promotion programs
  2. critically assess various planning models, theories and frameworks for planning health promotion programs
  3. create a health promotion proposal demonstrating the principles of successful health promotion planning.
  • Assignment 1 — Learning Activities (30%)
  • Assignment 2 — Online Assessment e-test (30%)
  • Assignment 3 — Project Proposal (40%)

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • X1401 — Health Promotion and Planning
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In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

2Needs assessment processed
3Planning models and theories
5Health promotion planning to develop a proposal

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Online materials

  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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