Courses & Units

Contemporary Health Issues of Young People 1 ESP170

Launceston

Introduction

This is the first of four units of study that focuses on contemporary issues relating to the health of young people in Australian society. The unit emphasis follows the Teaching as Inquiry model by having a focus inquiry, whereby participants will examine a range of sensitive health topics including: mental health; body image; positive relationships and communication; loss and grief; sexualities education and drug education and their importance for young people. These content
areas are explored within the context of the Australian Curriculum by identifying appropriate learning experiences for primary and high school levels.

Summary

Unit name Contemporary Health Issues of Young People 1
Unit code ESP170
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Kira Patterson

Teaching staff

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston 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 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,037.00 070105

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 1 hour lecture (13 weeks) 1 x 2 hour tutorial (13 weeks)

Assessment

Letter to the editor 20%

Case Study: Engaging parents in health education, Written Report – 40%

Health education resource analysis – 40%.

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Textbooks

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