Courses & Units

Health: Determinants and Analysis CXA103

Launceston

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 College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
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
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 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
069999 $993.0 $993.0 not applicable $2,402.0

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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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