Priorities and Interventions
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse DescriptionThis course engages students in a critical examination of health promotion and public health nutrition interventions to priority health issues within local, national and international contexts.Course IntroductionThis course focuses on developing students' breadth and depth of knowledge of public health interventions for priority issues.This course builds on introductory courses in health promotion and public health. Students will gain greater understanding of the application of a range of health promotion theories and strategies to address specific health promotion and public health nutrition issues at a local, national and global level.Course AimsThis course engages students in a critical examination of contemporary public health responses to priority issues. Students will develop a broad critical appreciation of health promotion and public health nutrition interventions from behaviour change to policy and environmental approaches. It introduces students to contemporary public health interventions at a local, national and global level.Learning OutcomesAfter successfully completing this course you should be able to:1 Demonstrate an understanding of the theories underpinning public health interventions2 Demonstrate an understanding of the major interventions addressing health promotion and public health nutrition priorities3 Critically analyse the frameworks used in the practice of contemporary public health from individual behaviour change to policy and environmental approaches4 Understand the challenges faced in tailoring public health interventions to effectively protect and promote health at a local, national and global level.
Weighting/Marked out of
Exam - selected and constructed responses
Assignment - Written Assignment
Exam - constructed response
End of Semester Exam
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.