Area of Study
Health Science, International Health, Public Health
Taught In English
39 credit points including HTLH200
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis unit provides students with an overview of the theories, practices and frameworks of health promotion as a planned approach to the improvement of health in population groups. It focuses on both local and global health promotion issues. The unit aims to increase students' understanding of the determinants of health and how these impact on the planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion initiatives. The teaching approach facilitates a systematic approach to health promotion initiatives. The unit uses a mixture of academic texts, case studies, scenarios and reflective learning practices to immerse students in the study of modern health promotion and disease prevention and reduction practices. While designed primarily for health studies students, the unit is also suitable for students from other programs who may be interested the social, economic, political and geographic aspects of this fundamental area of human health endeavours.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.