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Health Promotion III

Undergraduate | UAD-PUB3124OUA | 2024

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Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks
Start dates
20 May 2024

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Health Promotion III

About this subject

  • By the end of this course students will be able to:

    1. Review and critique major approaches to health promotion (e.g. policy, behaviour change, community engagement, advocacy and social marketing)
    2. Critically explain the historical, social and political context of major health promotion programs and theories, including the Ottawa Charter
    3. Apply major approaches to health promotion policy and theory to contemporary public health issues such as alcohol consumption, problem gambling and obesity
    4. Critically assess the applicability of major health promotion theories and strategies in vulnerable communities, including persons of low SES, Indigenous Australians and refugees
    5. Identify and describe the key challenges facing health promotion programs in both developed and developing country contexts
    6. Explain and demonstrate the importance of research and evaluation in health promotion theory and practice

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UAD-HSM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Health Service Management


Successful completion and passing of four core open access courses and admission into an award program.
Level 3 units normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 and II units.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units. MyUni is the University of Adelaide's online learning environment. MyUni provides access to various features including announcements, course materials, discussion boards and assessments.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Health Service Management

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