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Health Advocacy

Postgraduate | ACU-PUBH643 | 2024

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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

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Health Advocacy

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the Health Advocacy unit, students should be able to:

    1. Demonstrate specialised knowledge of effective design, implementation, and evaluation of health advocacy programs (GA5);
    2. Assess health issues and articulate appropriate public health advocacy strategies in response (GA1, GA2, GA6);
    3. Critically evaluate existing health advocacy strategies, particularly in terms of their method, strengths and limitations, and outcomes (GA4, GA6, GA8);
    4. Create an advocacy strategy designed to influence a particular decision-making process that takes into account relevant community, stakeholder and audience considerations (GA3, GA7, GA9, GA10);
    5. Adapt health advocacy strategies for use with both conventional and emerging communication platforms, balancing overall consistency of purpose with tailored delivery to different audiences (GA7, GA8, GA10).

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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