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Health Sociology

Enrolment code: HGA239/339

Offered: Hobart: summer school

Unit description:

Provides a sociological analysis of contemporary issues and debates in health. The unit examines the organisation of health care in Australia, inequalities in health, and health professions. It identifies and analyses a range of contemporary issues, including gender and health, the experience of illness, and health care politics and funding. The objectives are (1) to familiarise students with the key theoretical and empirical research on health care, (2) to introduce students to major contemporary debates in health care, and (3) to develop the skills of critical analysis as applied to health issues.

Staff Dr E Hansen For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern please refer to the School’s Summer School handbook for details Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv  
Mutual exclusions HGA229/329, HGE232/332, HGA138, HGA139, HGA135  
Assessment mode 3,000-word assignment (40%), final 2-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Sociology  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Nursing
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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