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OCTY71-103: Enabling Environments: A Systems Approach

Description

In this subject you will explore the environments in which people live their lives and experience the world from multiple perspectives. You will adopt an ecological lens to view disability and health. You will explore the physical, sensory, informational, cultural, social, economic and institutional environments in the context of Australian health and social care. Concepts of accessible and useable design, social determinants of health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture will be focus topics within this subject.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-103
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,430
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Adopt an ecological view of disability and health.
2. Examine the impact of health care systems and legislation on health care.
3. Apply basic skills in accessibility and useability assessment.
4. Demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural environment in which people are situated.
5. Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and your cultural interface.
6. Explore the concept of social determinants of health.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021