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Health Promotion Minor 

Health promotion is an interdisciplinary field offered by the School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences. Units are available as a 90 credit point minor (6 units), or as individual electives to students enrolled in any relevant ECU course. Students should discuss their choice of minor and elective units with the course coordinator of their major area of study.


Given the relevance of health and wellbeing to a range of professional fields, this six-unit minor of Health Promotion is available to any student enrolled in a relevant degree at ECU. Each unit is worth 15 credit points and all six units must be completed to obtain the 90 credit points required for this minor. Some units within the Health Promotion minor have pre-requisite units, the details of which are listed in the individual unit outlines.  Students should discuss their choice of Minor and/or Elective units with the course coordinator of their Major area of study.

This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following modes of delivery - On-campus, and Online.
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:
HST1120 Introduction to Health Promotion 15
Plus one unit selected from:
HST1121 Personal Health 15
HST1122 Health in Society 15
HST1124 Health Communication 15
HST2120 Community Development in Health Promotion 15
HST2220 Health Promotion Planning and Administration 15
HST3213 Women's Health Issues 15
HST3150 Introduction to Health Services Management 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011