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Australian Indigenous Health ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Gippsland First semester 2006 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2006 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit provides students with an overview of the complexity of Aboriginal health and ill-health. It also looks at the impact of colonisation on the health and well-being of Indigenous Australians. It examines access to health care systems and evaluates how Aboriginal communities practice self-determination in the delivery of health care.

Assessment: Journal (750 words): 10% + Research project proposal (750 words): 20% + Research project (3000 words): 70% + Third-year students will be expected to demonstrate more sophisticated analytical skills and submit work which demonstrates that they have read more extensively.

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prerequisites: AIS1010 or AIS1011 or equivalent

Prohibitions: AIS2807; GSC3801 (2000 and previously)