Health Communication (MECO6919)
UNIT OF STUDY
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.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Health Communication
- Graduate Certificate in Media Practice
- Graduate Diploma in Health Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Media Practice
- Graduate Diploma in Public Health
- Master of Health Communication
- Master of Media Practice
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Public Health (Professional Practice)
Further unit of study information
1x1000wd commentary and critique (20%), 1x500wd discussion leadership (15%), 1x1500wd research project on health issue (25%), 1x3000wd research paper (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.