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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 2043

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
168933

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

Course aim

Explore the policy environment and political landscapes that influence policy making in health, and the use of advocacy, evidence and policy instruments for improving population health.

Course content

Policy making structures in the Australian context; levels and roles of governments in Australia; policy, legislation, regulation and governance in relation to health programs and services; power differentials in the development and acceptance of health policies; introduction to advocacy; Health in All Policies approach to improving population health; implementing policy; introduction to health economics and principles of economic evaluation; population health policies and programs; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policies and programs.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Portfolio 3000 words 60% -
Assignment 1500 words 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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