Evaluation of Health Promotion

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

This Evaluation of Health Promotion unit, offered by Curtin University through Open Universities Australia, will teach you how to apply health promotion evaluation methods, and use the evaluation tools and processes available to you, to design effective research.

By studying this unit you will gain an understanding of how to apply theoretical concepts about evaluation to real-world health promotion contexts. You will work on questionnaire design, and write an evaluation proposal for a given health promotion intervention program, or piece of research. You will then conduct a critical review, to enhance your understanding of the benefits and risks of different evaluation tools.

Throughout the unit you will also develop your ability to explain the different approaches to evaluate health promotion programs, and justify which options you would choose in any given scenario.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit, you must not have already studied this unit before, and must have successfully completed the following mandatory unit:

  • Concepts in Health Promotion Planning

You must also be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion
  • Master of Health Promotion
  • Master of Public Health

Areas of study

In this Evaluation of Health Promotion unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Evaluation of health promotion
  • Methods and designs
  • Theoretical and practical debates
  • Application to health promotion practice

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion, Curtin University
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion, Curtin University
  • Master of Health Promotion, Curtin University

This unit is a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:

  • Master of Public Health, Curtin University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit offers you advanced insights into the effective application of evaluation methodologies, to be used in measuring the effectiveness of health promotion strategies and intervention programs.

Having an in-depth understanding of these processes will be vital for a future career in the field of health promotion, and would be highly useful to anyone looking to pursue a career in public health promotion, administration and research.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Evaluation of Health Promotion from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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