University of Technology Sydney

95725 Interpersonal Communication

6cp; 1.5hpw (lecture, online), 1.5hpw (tutorial, on campus)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject is delivered with the pretext of effective interpersonal communication being increasingly recognised as a core competency for anyone practicing in the health promotion arena. Good communication is increasingly recognised as fundamental to quality and safe health care, as well as personal wellbeing. This subject introduces students to theories and processes of interpersonal communication while integrating effective skills which are fostered by active engagement in collaborative learning spaces (both online and on-campus) with practice and critical reflection.

Students gain an appreciation of the centrality of interpersonal communication in developing professional relationships including professionalism, self-presentation, teamwork, and building supportive workplaces and conflict management.

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