CONTEMPORARY THEORETICAL DEBATES IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Credit points: 30
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
Subject Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral
Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolments
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Report of commission on social determinants of health||Prescribed||WHO 2008||WHO|
|Readings||Social determinants of health||Prescribed||Marmot, M and Wilkinson, R G (eds) 2006||2ND 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
- Debate and inquire
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City Campus, 2017, Week 33-42, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes
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."
|Two 2,000-word critiques of publications||50||01|
|one 4,000-word essay of publishable standard||50||01|