Credit points


Minor available at

  • Melbourne

Additional information

The Healthy Development minor gives students the opportunity to study contemporary topics in health and human development. This sequence explores issues related to nutrition and exercise; the human life cycle from birth to death, families, sex, adolescence and international perspectives on health issues. Students wishing to do a Master of Teaching can take this sequence in the Bachelor of Arts as a pathway to teaching Health and Human Development in schools. Alternately, the minor can be taken alongside sequences such as sociology and youth work to provide a broader perspective on health and development.

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2024 Admission.

Completion requirements

A student must complete 40 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings (Part A), 

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

  • NUTR101Introduction to Nutrition10 CP
  • SOCS243Global Health10 CP
  • SOCS244Difference and Diversity: Social and Sexual Health10 CP
  • YSED104The Developing Young Person10 CP

Students who have completed 4 units in the Healthy Development minor may take up to 30cp in electives from the following list to extend the minor:

YSED100 - Knowing Young People

YSED203 - Building Relationships and Supporting Young People

SOCS235 - Health, Illness and Wellbeing

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