Foundations of Health Promotion

Course code HPRO6715Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of health promotion.
Students who have completed HPRO6710 Introduction to Health Promotion can NOT enroll in this course.

Available in 2014

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011
ObjectivesOn completion students should be able to: define health promotion and explain the rationale for health promotion; discuss the relevant international charters/declarations which are the foundation of health promotion, cite the key principles of health promotion and describe health promotion successes.
ContentTopics to be covered include: history of health promotion (including relevant international charters/ declarations), the role of health promotion in public health, principles and models of health promotion, examples of health promotion organisations, networks and projects.
Replacing Course(s)This course will replace HPRO6710 (Introduction to Health Promotion. This course had a ten unit value)
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Contact HoursEmail Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for HPRO6715