Units of Study

MECO6919 - Health Communication

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Olaf Werder
Phone: +61 2 9114 1219
Email: olaf.werder@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit introduces key concepts in health communication. Students will explore micro- and macro-level theories of health (behaviour) communication that inform the design and implementation of health communication campaigns, planned and unplanned effects of communication campaigns, and the evaluation of such campaigns. It aims to give students a critical and practical understanding of theory and research concerning the role of communication in health promotion efforts.

Assessments

1x1000wd commentary and critique (20%), 1x500wd discussion leadership (20%), 1x1000wd research project on health issue (20%), 1x2500wd research paper (40%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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