Subject details

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

  1. facilitate evidence informed discussion on contemporary issues in health promotion
  2. apply key health promotion principles and theoretical approaches to real-life contemporary public health challenges
  3. critically asses and reflect on the role of leadership in effective health promotion practice
  4. critique and defend key discipline concepts, principles and approached.
    • Knowledge Translation
    • Practitioner Roles
    • Leadership for Health Promotion
    • Communication
    • Partnerships
    • Implementation
    • Reflective Practice
    • Competencies and Grant Writing
    • Teamwork, communication, debate, decision making and creative and critical thinking capabilities
    • Process of simulation, reflection and experiential learning
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Quizzes

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-MPH510-Health Promotion Strategies and Methods , or CUR-X1402

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s); or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

CUR-MPH522-Introduction to Health Promotion

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
  • OtherDetails -

    Additional materials

The art and science of effective Health Promotion requires leadership, collaboration, evidence informed and ethical decision making. This subject provides students with a capstone health promotion experience with opportunities to extend learning from previous subjects and apply this to real world health promotion challenges. Students are engaged in authentic professional activities and provided opportunities to consolidate critical competencies for health promotion practice, policy and research. The subject will cover: knowledge translation, practitioner roles, leadership for health promotion, communication, partnerships, implementation, reflective practice, competencies and grant writing. Students will enhance their skills in teamwork, communication, debate, decision making and creative and critical thinking capabilities through a process of simulation, reflection and experiential learning.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Leadership development plan (20%)
  • Health promotion challenge (35%)
  • Oral presentation (45%)

Textbook information is pending.

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