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HST1122 Health in Society
Credit Points: 15
The aim of this unit is to analyse the social context of health and health promotion. The unit is designed to introduce students to an understanding of the social and cultural factors which influence health and health behaviour. Sociological concepts and theories will be studied to provide frameworks for the analysis of health in society.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K12Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Addiction Studies)
G89Bachelor of Environmental Health
SMBIOMBiomedical Science 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCBIMBiomedical Science 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIBIOMBiomedical Science Minor
SMHPROHealth Promotion 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCHPRHealth Promotion 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIHPROHealth Promotion Minor
MAHPHealth Promotion Major
MAAAGGHealth Promotion and Addiction Studies Major
DMPSADPsychology - Addiction Studies Double Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009