University of Technology Sydney

95730 Psychosocial Perspectives in Health

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



This subject explores different conceptualisations of health, and the social, cultural and environmental influences that determine the health of individuals and communities. Students are introduced to psychological theories about how human development, behaviour, society and culture can impact on health and wellbeing. It also focuses on the social determinants of health and how these impact on specific populations across the globe. Students are also introduced to research methods and assessments designed to further their academic writing skills.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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