CONTEMPORARY THEORETICAL DEBATES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

PHE6CTD

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, doctoral students are provided with an opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of the contemporary theoretical debates in public health, with the aim of establishing a strong conceptutal basis for their doctoral research. Each year the course will focus on the issues of a particular area of public health theory and practice, e.g. health promotion, and will include critical analysis of the debates.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolments

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReport of commission on social determinants of healthPrescribedWHO 2008WHO
ReadingsSocial determinants of healthPrescribedMarmot, M and Wilkinson, R G (eds) 20062ND EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. At the successful completion of this subject you should be able to: Use intellectual independence to think critically, evaluate existing knowledge and ideas, undertake systematic investigation and reflect on theory to generate original knowledge

Activities:
Debate and inquire

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 33-42, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 33 - 42
Five 1.0 days workshop other recurrence from week 33 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students attend on campus for five one-day blocks comprising lectures and workshops."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 2,000-word critiques of publications50 01
one 4,000-word essay of publishable standard50 01