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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Anti-requisites

SOC72001- Aboriginal Social Realities

Unit aim

Highlights the fact that in all instances, marginalised and dominated populations suffer a greater burden of disease. Theories of social determination, evidence-based evaluations and bias identification will be compared.

Unit content

Topic 1: Causation health and causation health inequity
Topic 2: Social Determinants
Topic 3: An Equitable Evidence Base
Topic 4: Methodological Diversity
Topic 5: Evidence Synthesis and Situation analysis

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critique the principles of social determination and identify relevant social issues and community contexts that impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people
2 evaluate equity frameworks to reveal internal bias and expose social factors in problem identification
3 critically analyse social interventions and health and wellbeing movements from a social determinant perspective.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critique the principles of social determination and identify relevant social issues and community contexts that impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. evaluate equity frameworks to reveal internal bias and expose social factors in problem identification
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. critically analyse social interventions and health and wellbeing movements from a social determinant perspective.
    • GA1:
    • GA3: