Health and Indigenous Populations (HSBH3001)


The aim of this unit of study is to provide students with the necessary tools to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities for equitable health service delivery. It explores the post-colonial impact and the policies that have contibuted to the adverse health outcomes that we see in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population of contemporary Australia today. The unit of study will also provide students with avenues of Best Practice in closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, for effective health service delivery.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week.


On line quizzes (20%), Case study report 1500wd (40%), Critique diary 1500wd (40%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161 or HSBH1003) OR (NURS1003)

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.