Undergraduate | LTU-PHE1UHW | 2024
Understanding Health And Wellbeing
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 4 Mar 2024,
- 27 May 2024,
- 26 Aug 2024,
- 25 Nov 2024
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 12 weeks
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
Understanding Health And Wellbeing
About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Describe the key perspectives and theories of health and wellbeing.
- Identify and explain the determinants of health and how they influence health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations.
- Discuss the contemporary issues of health and wellbeing in an Australian and global context.
- Analyse the role of various health practitioners in health care systems and health promotion settings to facilitate optimal health and wellbeing.
- Health and Wellbeing of Individuals, Populations, and Communities
- Determinants of Health in a Global and Australian Context
In this subject, you will develop a broad understanding of health and wellbeing, examining key theories that underpin concepts in contemporary health and wellbeing. You will investigate the complex range of interactions that influence the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations. As health is a dynamic concept, you will further examine the social, environmental and biomedical determinants of health and wellbeing within an Australian and global context.
- This assessment is separated into three, 30-minutes online tests (1500 word equivalent), spread across the semester. Each of the three online tests will be worth 10%, contributing to 30% of the final grade for this subject. (30%)
- One 800 word written assessment. (25%)
- One 1500 word individual written report. (45%)
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You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
LTU-PHE101-Social Determinants of Health (no longer available)
LTU-PHE102-Individual Determinants of Health (no longer available)
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PHE1IDH (Individual Determinants of Health), PHE1SDH (Social Determinants of Health), NSG102D (Professional Practice in Nursing Two), or NRS102D (Professional Practice in Nursing Two) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
Students must have completed both (PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH) or (PHE101 and PHE102) to receive advanced standing for PHE1UHW.
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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