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Biological, Environmental, Social and Behavioural Determinants of Health - HSYP803

This unit examines the fundamental determinants of health by way of two detailed modules. The first module of study will introduce the student to biological concepts and environmental factors that impact health status. In the second module, students will learn about social, behavioral and structural determinants of health. The Unit will utilise case studies that focus on modern and future challenges to public health to aid students in the development of conceptual and practical knowledge.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day (On-campus dates: Online and Fortnightly tutorials, plus 2 days of workshop)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Liz Schroeder

Admission to MPH Prerequisite Information


HSYP801 and HSYP802

Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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