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  • Linear & Logistic RegressionPOPH90144


    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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Epidemiology Research Project Part 2POPH90279

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    Please refer to POPH90278 Epidemiology Research Project Part 1.

  • Epidemiology Research Project Part 2POPH90281

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    Please refer to POPH90280 Epidemiology Research Project Part 1.

  • Epidemiology 1POPH90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a core subject within the Master of Public Health, the Master of Epidemiology and the Master of Science (Epidemiology). Students should enrol in this subject early in their program of study.Epidemiology is the discipline of studying the distribution and determinants of disease in ...

  • Project In AgeingPOPH90262


    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...

  • 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...

  • Determinants of Good HealthPOPH90233


    This subject is a compulsory subject within the Master of Speech Pathology. It provides a critical overview of public health historical development, conceptual underpinnings and practice in the following domains. History and distinguishing features of public health and population health The histo...

  • Professional Practice - Part 1POPH90286

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an elective subject within the Master of Public Health. It is designed to be taken by students who want to consolidate their public health training via an advanced professional work placement. Entry to the subject will be competitive and a quota will apply. Students will undertak...

  • Professional Practice - SPOPH90239

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an elective subject within the Master of Public Health. It is designed to be taken by students who want to consolidate their public health training via an advanced professional work placement. Entry to the subject will be competitive and a quota will apply. Students will undertake...

  • Adolescent Health ProjectPOPH90170

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, participants will draw on ideas from research, along with theoretical frameworks and strategies explored during the course to develop and review a critical inquiry project relevant to their professional practice workplace / setting that influences outcomes for young people. Parti...

  • Probability and Distribution TheoryPOPH90148

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject begins with the study of probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, and the use of calculus to obtain expressions for parameters of these distributions such as the mean and variance. Joint distributions for multiple random variables are introduced together ...

  • M.Epidemiology Research Project Part 1POPH90276

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop an epidemiological research question and attempt to answer the question either by a systematic review of the published and unpublished literature with or without a meta-analysis, or by the analysis of an existing data set, or by the development of a research protocol.    

  • Ageing Health & Human ServicesPOPH90267

    Offered:Term 1Year:2019

    This course explores the interface of policy and practice in the delivery of aged care services. The responses to policy shifts in aged care over time will be explored. The course will then focus on the present day impact of health care, mental health, income security, housing, and employment, ed...

  • Economic Evaluation 1POPH90093

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the basic concepts, methods and applications of economic evaluation in the health sector (and public health in particular).  

  • Indigenous Health in a Global ContextPOPH90291

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is an elective subject in the Master of Public Health program that contributes to the Indigenous health stream and will be a foundation subject for those interested in working with Indigenous peoples. In this subject, students will be introduced to local and global concepts, frameworks and m...

  • Bioethics and Public HealthPOPH90270

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the study of bioethics, with a focus on key issues in public health. It explores theoretical frameworks and major debates in public health ethics, in both the Australian and global contexts. Topics include: ethical theory, the nature of public health ethics, v...

  • End of Life IssuesPOPH90259

    Offered:Term 3Year:2019

    This subject explores the ethical issues that may arise at the end of life. Beginning with a multidisciplinary exploration of the concept of the end of life, students will investigate a number of longstanding as well as emerging issues that confront individuals, families, professionals and societ...