Courses & Units

Applying Health and Wellbeing in Practice ZAC104

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart


In this unit, you will be introduced to the principles of primary health, preventative health and health promotion and how they inform the design and delivery of support. You will develop an understanding of case management, care coordination, service navigation and the strategies, methods, frameworks and domains of action used to engage with and advocate for individuals and diverse groups. Skills in research, communication, planning and evaluation will be developed to support your ability to mitigate challenges, and to co-design, interpret and deliver evidence-based plans for promoting health and wellbeing.


Unit name Applying Health and Wellbeing in Practice
Unit code ZAC104
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Coordinator Mrs Susan Musgrave
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Select and apply models, frameworks, tools and domains of action to promote health and wellbeing for individuals and groups.
  • Source, evaluate and use information, evidence and knowledge to inform service planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Design plans and programs for positive health and wellbeing outcomes using principles of primary health, preventative health and health promotion.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
061307 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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Teaching Pattern

2 x 1.5 hour online tutorials and 1 x 4 hour workshop per semester (on campus or online).

AssessmentAT1: Field Survey and Report (30%)|AT2: Workbook activities (20%)|AT3: Experiential Case Study (50%)
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