Courses & Units

Health: Determinants and Analysis CXA103

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney

Introduction

This unit introduces the determinants of health and wellbeing including lifestyle factors. Students are introduced to the types of measures that are used in reporting health information and the ways in which this information is presented and utilised. Students will learn to understand the importance of health measures and develop practical skills required to present health data and interpret the results. The unit will demonstrate the purpose of different methods of determining human health and how this information can be used to inform health policy and practice.

Summary

Unit name Health: Determinants and Analysis
Unit code CXA103
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Dr Denis Visentin (Co-ordinator)

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 069999

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • Pre-tertiary science unit or equivalent

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hrs Lecture per week (13 Weeks), 8 x 1 hour practical sessions, supplementary online exercises.

Assessment

3 x assignments (500, 1000, 1000 words respectively) (10%, 20% and 20% respectively), 2 hour Skills Competency Test (20%), 2 hour final Theory Exam (30%)

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Textbooks

Required

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