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There’s a lot that goes into making us happy, and it’s a different story depending on your personal context and where you are in the world. But whether you come from a scientific, security, community development or international aid perspective, having a clear conception of what wellbeing means in contemporary society will give you the foundation you need to informed inferences.
This Wellbeing unit from Open Universities Australia and Murdoch University will guide you through the varied elements of life that add up to our sense of wellbeing so that you can prioritise your professional efforts. This includes the psychological factors, physiological traits and philosophical positions that we have as individuals, and a range of environmental factors such as our place in history, our economic position and geographic location.
By studying this unit you will learn to think critically and apply social interaction and communication skills to empathise with different cultural perspectives. You will also cover key concepts such as recognising social attitudes, fostering a sense of belonging and what factors lead to positive outcomes.
Upon completion of this course unit you will have a deeper understanding of the importance of engaging different disciplines in addressing community issues.
Anyone can apply.
In this Wellbeing unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
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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Completion of this unit will demonstrate your awareness of societal attitudes and barriers to wellbeing in a global context.
The unit is a core requirement of a range of bachelor degrees and will prepare you to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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.