GDCV1957/GDSS1957 Media and Health Decision | General Education at HKBU

Media and Health Decision


What is the course about?

This course aims at introducing the different perspectives and often competing interest among marketers, patients and their family members, peers, educators, health policy makers, medical services providers regarding communication about health choices. Theories from the disciplines of media ecology, psychology, and social linguistics will be employed to introduce the key concepts and research methodology.

Course Code Offering Dept(s)/Unit(s) Area of Learning Units & Hours
GDCV1957 COMS COMM/VA (3,2,1)
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IGEThis is an interdisciplinary GE (IGE) course.

  1. One IGE course is listed for more than 1 area of learning. You can decide which area of learning you would like the course to fulfill, by enrolling in the course with the corresponding course code.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.