Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hrs: One two hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
CoordinatorProf Anne Kavanagh
Key Centre for Women's Health in Society
Telephone: +61 3 8344 0717
Email: enquiries-kcwhs@ unimelb.edu.au
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||This subject will provide an overview of the Australian and international empirical evidence (quantitative and qualitative) on the ways in which social, economic and cultural processes contribute to population health. Students will be introduced to life course multilevel conceptual frameworks for understanding health. The subject will examine relationships between health and gender, poverty, socio-economic position, employment and working conditions, race/ethnicity, discrimination and place.|
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||Berkman LF, Kawachi I (eds) (2000). Social Epidemiology. Oxford: New York.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject a student should be able to: |
Master of Health Social Sciences |
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Social Sciences
Social Health |
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