HLTH11029 - Health Promotion Concepts

General Information

Unit Synopsis

You will examine and apply fundamental health promotion concepts in this unit. Models of health and health promotion are identified and analysed as to their impact on the development of the health promotion discipline. In particular, determinants of health, models of sustainability and change are considered. You will examine the role of partnerships within health promotion, with a particular focus on styles of leadership within teams. Partnership and leadership skills will be developed through a small group work project. Information literacy skills are developed and integrated into the unit activities.


Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2021

Term 2 - 2022 Profile

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 60%
2. Written Assessment 40%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 3.5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 13.33% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Via the student's final essays which is a reflective piece on their experience of 'partnership' in this unit.
Students need to contribute to the WIKIs early in the term, and each respective WIKI week, to better distribute the workload among the cohort.
At the start of term students will be advised of the importance of early contribution to the WIKIs to assist them sharing the workload and in the completion of their assignments.
Action Taken
Students were advised of the importance of early contribution to the WIKIs in lectures, tutorials, in on line discussion and individual emails.
Source: Unit coordinator reflection
Encourage students to seek support if they need extra help in understanding the concepts included in this unit, particularly those who are studying health promotion concepts for the first time.
Over the teaching term students will be regularly reminded to contact their unit coordinator via the Q & A forum or email if they need extra support in understanding the unit concepts.
Action Taken
Students were encouraged to seek support via the forum or email.
Source: Student assessment
One student self-plagiarised by submitting work previously submitted when they attempted this unit in 2019.
Discuss plagiarism and academic misconduct issues in the introductory tutorial.
Action Taken
Source: Email, Class attendance
Tutorials were not well-attended.
Consider changing weekly tutorial activities to group work activities that should be undertaken to complete assessment. Still hold weekly Zoom drop-in support sessions for interested students. Hold a poll for student time preferences for these sessions.
Action Taken
Source: Student evaluation
The teacher needs to improve her communication (i.e on Moodle Question and Answers)
Be more responsive online. Remind students to ask if they need further clarification.
Action Taken
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast various models of health and health promotion including determinants of health, models of sustainability and change
  2. Analyse the impact of models of health and health promotion on development of health promotion as a discipline
  3. Examine the role of partnerships in health promotion contexts
  4. Examine styles of leadership within health promotion partnerships.
  5. Construct an annotated bibliography in partnership with a multidisciplinary team

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment