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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 2057

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
171212

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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 6

Course aim

To examine and understand the issue of social connectivity and the link to well-being for individuals who are older or living with disability.

Course content

This course explores and critically analyses well-being and the link to socially valued roles, social connectivity and meaningful relationships in human services. There is a focus on those who are older, living with impairment or vulnerability. Students will learn how to assess and evaluate the strength, social protectiveness and benefits of social networks for all people and then apply strategies around facilitating the development of strengthened social works. Students will examine the impact of loneliness on human beings in order to understand the link to health and well-being in a range of social contexts, as well as policy and economic implications.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1056 UO Health Systems and Services
HLTH 1054 UO Health and Society

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
Continuous assessment 2700 words 60% N/A
Report 1800 words 40% N/A

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 Clinical & Health Sciences

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