HLTH102-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)

Health Promotion

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course will provide an understanding of the broad range of ways in which the health of populations or societies can be promoted. Through personal reflection and synthesis of course material, students will deepen their understanding of key health concepts. Students will learn to design health promotion approaches that aligns with epidemiological and life-course evidence.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Identify and describe the broad range of ways health promoters intervene to improve the health of populations and communities.
2. Describe and distinguish public health and life course conceptualisations in relation to health and health promotion.
3. Reflect on and critically appraise personal concepts of health, through the synthesis of (biological, social and cultural) health models, theories and health-related experiences.
4. Utilise epidemiological evidence and life course understandings to devise an appropriate and effective health promotion strategy.
5. Identify and describe Māori, Pacific and lay concepts of health and their impact on and implication for health promotion action.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 14:00 Online Delivery
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Personal concepts of health: self-reflection 25% Learning outcomes 1, 3, 4
Promoting health through the life-course 35% Learning outcomes 1, 2, 5
Final exam 40% Final exam

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* 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 .

All HLTH102 Occurrences

  • HLTH102-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024
  • HLTH102-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)