- Theoretical foundation for contemporary practice, policy, and research in Australia and globally
- Critical concepts in health promotion
- Historical contexts and developments
- Key frameworks and theory underpinning health promotion
- Evidence-informed health promotion practice
- Health promotion process ethics and the role of health promotion in public health
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject is an introduction to the principles of Health Promotion as a theoretical foundation for contemporary practice, policy and research in Australia and globally. Critical concepts in health promotion are explored including: historical contexts and developments; key frameworks and theory underpinning health promotion; health promotion in action; evidence-informed health promotion practice; the health promotion process, ethics and the role of health promotion in public health.
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- Test (25%)
- Written assignment 1 (30%)
- Written assignment 2 (45%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.
Master of Public Health
- Public Health Capstone Stream
- Public Health Research Stream