HLED324-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Critical Analysis of Contemporary Health Issues

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


Students will critically examine and debate a range of health issues they have encountered in earlier courses, through the media and in their internships. Students will analyse the determinants influencing health issues, and the related implications for a diverse range of people, including recognition of intersectionality and health inequities. They will provide recommendations for addressing issues and enhancing wellbeing through effective health education strategies.


60 points at 200 level including 15 points of HLED courses or by approval from the Head of School.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 Beatrice Tinsley 112
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 260
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Rachael Dixon


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
"I've been thinking" 10% Due the second workshop in weeks 2, 3, 4, 5
Position paper 26 Apr 2024 45%
Health education resource and workshop 31 May 2024 45%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,687.00

International fee $7,900.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

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