Unit set code: HMIHLT | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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St Albans


The Health minor provides an integrated group of units in the area of Global Health and Health Promotion. It covers disciplinary knowledge in promoting health with a focus on contemporary challenges relating to principles and practices from social and behavioural science, to develop, implement and evaluate programs and policies that promote optimal health and population 'health and well-being'. Students will develop their skills in oral communication, critical analysis and different forms of writing for audiences.Students choosing the minor, HMIHLT Health, may be required to obtain a ‘Working With Children Check’ prior to undertaking the unit, HHB2402 Health Program Planning and Evaluation.

Unit set structure

For a minor study students must complete forty-eight (48) credit points of study, comprising:

Four (4) Specialist Area units.

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Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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