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  • Population & Global Mental HealthPOPH90275

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Mental health is a key public health priority. The impact of mental, neurological and substance use (MNS) disorders and psychosocial disability are substantial on individuals, families and society worldwide, contributing to 10.3% of the Global Burden of Disease and 28% of Years Lived with Disabil...

  • Design of Randomised Controlled TrialsPOPH90119

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include: ethical considerations; principles and methods of randomisation in controlled trials; treatment allocation, blocking, stratification and allocation concealment; parallel, factorial and crossover designs including n-of-1 studies; practical issues in sample size determination; inten...

  • Linear & Logistic RegressionPOPH90144

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    This subject is compulsory for students doing a Master of Epidemiology or a Master of Science – Epidemiology. The subject covers linear regression methods for continuous outcome variables and logistic regression methods for binary outcome variables. The subject equips students with the practical ...

  • SocioEnvironmentalContext of AdolescentsPOPH90172

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject investigates how social determinants and social worlds affect the health and wellbeing of young people and examines social life from historical, global and cultural perspectives. Students will draw on a diversity of theoretical perspectives to analyse how society operates and how soc...

  • Principles of Social Research DesignPOPH90200

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will give students an understanding of the principles underlying social research design. The topics covered will be relevant for students interested in social research in general, and in the health context specifically. This subject will cover the conceptual approaches to research de...

  • Health Illness and SocietyPOPH90245

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Today the complex public health concerns that confront the world require medical and social science researchers to collaborate. Health, illness and Society, incorporating insights from medical anthropology and health sociology will engage with the social, political, economic and historical factor...

  • Qualitative Research in Public HealthPOPH90231

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a compulsory subject in the Master of Public Health. Qualitative research plays an important role in public health as it can explain how people experience a particular health issue or why they perform a health-related behavior, taking into account specific social, political and economic c...

  • Clinical BiostatisticsPOPH90118

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Clinical trials (equivalence trials, cross-over trials); Clinical agreement (Bland-Altman methods, kappa statistics, intraclass correlation); Statistical process control (special and common causes of variation; quality control charts); Diagnostic tests (sensitivity, specificity, ROC curves); Meta...

  • Project In AgeingPOPH90262

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    The Project in Ageing is the Capstone component for the Master of Ageing. This subject is designed to provide students with the opportunity to consolidate the knowledge and specialised skills acquired from the coursework into a final project which provides a culmination of learning within the cou...

  • Child and Adolescent Oral Health 2DENT90076

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    This subject is a continuation of Child and Adolescent Oral Health 1 (Semester 2 of 2nd year). It will be conducted as a pre-clinical and clinical subject and has 2 components: Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics.

  • Plaque Related Diseases 2DENT90064

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject will assist students in developing knowledge regarding the common oral diseases that are caused by bacteria that are part of dental plaque, especially periodontitis and dental caries. This is a highly integrated subject that brings together advanced concepts in chemistry, biochemistr...

  • Plaque Related Diseases 1DENT90061

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    This subject will assist students develop knowledge regarding the common oral diseases that are caused by bacteria that are part of dental plaque. This is a highly integrated subject that brings together advanced concepts in chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, anatomy and clinica...

  • Research Design 2DENT90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject, currently subtitled "Tools for Research, Writing and Publishing", introduces students to critical analysis of literature, planning a research protocol and writing a thesis. This subject is intended to assist students to develop the necessary analytical and writing skills that are ne...

  • Dental Research Project 2DENT90074

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject is a continuation of the subject "Dental Research Project 1" which gave students a background in research design, ethics and statistics. Students were assigned to their groups and allocated projects and should have met and be having regular contact with their supervisor(s). A compreh...

  • Research Design 2DENT90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject, currently subtitled "Tools for Research, Writing and Publishing", introduces students to data entry and analysis using a computer statistical package.

  • Research Project 2DENT90046

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the second of two research project subjects taken by students enrolled in the Posgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In semester 1, students selected a research topic and completed a literature review. In semester 2, students will continue to provide literature re...

  • Paediatric Dentistry 2DENT90097

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    This subject follows on from Paediatric Dentistry 1 and covers the detection, diagnosis, prevention and care of diseases that affect the oral health of children. During the second year, students will be gained sufficient knowledge to proceed with management of immunocompromised, syndromic, specia...

  • Medicine and Surgery in DentistryDENT90117

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    This subject builds on knowledge gained in the 1st year of the DDS. It has the following components: general pathology, therapeutics, principles of medicine and surgery in dental practice; oral medicine; oral surgery; special needs dentistry; oral pathology; and oral radiology. Student learning ...

  • Oral Medicine 1DENT90090

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject is the first part of a 3 year inter-related series of subjects that are expected to be taken contiguously, which introduces students to knowledge in the oral medicine field.  The subject provides basic teachings on the aetiology, pathogenesis, immunology and clinical aspects of oral ...

  • Special Needs Dentistry 2DENT90106

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    This subject provides the basis for the study of orthodontics, the specialty of dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions, which may be a result of tooth irregularity and/or disproportionate jaw relationships. Learning is achieved through a series of weekly semina...