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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total of 24 hours, 2 hours per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Students will be expected to undertake additional tasks, reading and preparation equivalent with the total time commitment of 96 hours.
|Corequisites:||505-423 (PGDip) / 505-523 (Masters) Gender and Health: Critical Perspectives|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorKey Centre for Women's Health in Soceity
|Subject Overview:|| |
The course will focus on understanding health, health inequalities and women and men's health within social, cultural, economic and political contexts. Inequalities in the health and illness by gender, socio-economic position and ethnicity over the lifecourse will be described. Students will be introduced to a multilevel conceptual framework for understanding these inequalities. The framework will place emphasis on population-based approaches to health illness, the importance of socio-economic position, poverty, employment and work and interactions between these domains.
Subject Objectives: On completion of the subjects students are expected to have a:
On completion of the subject students will:
|Assessment:||Two case studies of 500 words; each worth 10%. One written assignment of 2500 words (60%). Class presentation of final assignment (20%).|
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Selected readings will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au/|
This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health.
Subject Coordinators: Associate Professor Anne Kavanagh
Postgraduate Diploma in Women's Health |
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