Health of Young People 1 (EDUH2016)


This unit of study focuses on various issues relating to the health of young people in Australian society. Major content covers a range of sensitive health topics including: mental health; body image; positive relationships and communication; loss and grief; sexualities education and drug education. The unit explores a range of pedagogical approaches to teaching this content in a range of schooling contexts.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks


90 min examination (40%), essay (30%), lesson plan (15%) and teaching presentation (15%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


24 credit points of units

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.