DRUG USE AND ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOUR

PHE3DUB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to public health perspectives on alcohol and drugs. It provides an introduction to harm minimisation and health promotion approaches currently in practice. Popular myths about drugs and drug taking will be addressed.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Canty

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PHE3DUA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolments

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDrug use in Australia: preventing harmRecommendedHamilton, M, King, T & Ritter, A (eds) 2004OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size46

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Canty

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2,000 word essay40
one 2-hour exam40
one 20-min team oral presentation2-3 members per group20