Foundations of Health Promotion

10 Units

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of health promotion. Students who have completed HPRO6710 Introduction to Health Promotion can NOT enroll in this course.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Medicine and Public Health
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011


On completion students should be able to: define health promotion and explain the rationale for health promotion; discuss the relevant international charters/declarations which are the foundation of health promotion, cite the key principles of health promotion and describe health promotion successes.


Topics to be covered include: history of health promotion (including relevant international charters/ declarations), the role of health promotion in public health, principles and models of health promotion, examples of health promotion organisations, networks and projects.

Replacing Course(s) This course will replace HPRO6710 (Introduction to Health Promotion. This course had a ten unit value)
Transition N/A
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge N/A
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments -
Contact Hours
  • Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for HPRO6715

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