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Politics and Power in Public Health, which comes from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, aims to inform you of the current legislation and policy shaping and healthy living in Australia. By analysing different sectors such as prisons, schools and other non-traditional areas, the unit will give you a complete overview as to how health programs are offered to different areas across the country.
The online unit allows you to see the stakeholders and the influences on health across the country, as well as the factors are driving healthy living forward. By looking not only at the issues, but the theory behind public health policy, this unit gives a complete overview of the major issues. Not only will such aspects be taught, but you'll be encouraged to debate the issues with policy and highlight the main problem areas in society.
All political issues, such as green energy, climate change, global politics and other factors will be assessed, allowing you to conduct analysis of their impact and understand the main issues driving or preventing a healthier, better society.
To enrol in this unit you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Politics and Power in Public Health unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
The unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
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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This unit could be exceptionally beneficial to those wishing to work in the health industry, whether it be as a nutritionist, a personal trainer or in any health and wellbeing profession.
Politics and Power in Public Health could also be exceptionally worthwhile for those who wish to work in the local community or have a career in local government. By analysing the political influences, stakeholders and the numerous areas affected by public policy, this unit could prove vital in furthering a political career.
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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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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).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.