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  • Disability and Global DevelopmentPOPH90088


    Disability inclusion has recently emerged as a priority in global development. This reflects growing global concern over extreme poverty, poor health outcomes and inequity, alongside the understanding that many health and development interventions are not reaching those most excluded or most at-r...

  • Societal Implications of GenomicsPOPH90226

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genetics and genomics. It will be organised into 3 overarching topics: The principles of ethical and legal frameworks will be introduced, and will be applied in the context of genomics in healthcare practice, with con...

  • Public Health Leadership and ManagementPOPH90218


    This subject is a compulsory subject within the Master of Public Health. Successful public health practitioners require solid working knowledge of both leadership in public health and management in public health. “Public Health Leadership and Management” will expose students to relevant theories ...

  • Ageing in SocietyPOPH90256

    Offered:Term 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to offer students a critical examination of the ways in which ageing is socially constructed. Students will learn about ageing from a range of perspectives, including life course, bio-medical, gender, cross cultural, consumer, historical and self-reflection. The subject will foc...

  • Infectious Disease EpidemiologyPOPH90112

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The epidemiology of infectious diseases differs from chronic disease - cases may be the source of infection for further cases, immunity is an important factor in disease transmission and control, and there is often the need for urgency in the detection and response to disease. This subject introd...

  • Drug IssuesPOPH90171

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject enables students to build a framework for analysing and responding to the complex issues pertaining to young people and drug use. This involves the examination of prevalence rates and current trends in drug use among adolescents in the contemporary Australian context and an analysis ...

  • Women and Global HealthPOPH90066


    Developing and newly-industrialised countries experience wide variation in terms of history, politics, demographic transition, development and epidemiology. This subject situates women and their health in a dynamic context of development, globalisation and change. It examines key health issues, p...

  • Ethics of AgeingPOPH90260

    Offered:Term 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of some of the key ethical issues associated with ageing across the lifespan, with an emphasis on their societal dimensions and implications for policy and professional practice. The skills and knowledge gained by students completing this subject will enhance the...

  • Population Health Research Project 2POPH40006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to xxxxXXXXX - Population Health Research Project Part 1 for details

  • Biostatistics Research Project Part 1POPH90288

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The research project is a capstone subject within the Master of Biostatistics. The aim of this subject is that the student gains practical experience, usually in a workplace setting, in the application of knowledge and skills learnt during the coursework of the Master of Biostatistics program, un...

  • Leadership for an Ageing WorkforcePOPH90266

    Offered:Term 3Year:2019

    The world is in the middle of an historic demographic shift in which an ageing population and changing social attitudes interact with a range of other megatrends transforming work organisation and organisational leadership. This subject focuses on understanding how demographic and other changes c...

  • Health Promotion and Young PeoplePOPH90173

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores key practices, principles and frameworks for health promotion and community capacity building aimed at enhancing the health and wellbeing of young people. Participants will be encouraged to develop a more systematic approach to health promotion practice, particularly in iden...

  • Categorical Data & GLMsPOPH90121

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Introduction to and revision of conventional methods for contingency tables especially in epidemiology: odds ratios and relative risks, chi-squared tests for independence, Mantel-Haenszel methods for stratified tables, and methods for paired data. The exponential family of distributions; generali...

  • Global Child HealthPOPH90086


    This subject provides an overview and practical guidelines to address child health issues among disadvantaged populations and in low resources settings. Key issues addressed include: acute respiratory illness, diarrhoea diseases, peri natal conditions, nutritional deficiencies, and communicable d...

  • Linear ModelsPOPH90120

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The method of least squares; regression models and related statistical inference; flexible nonparametric regression; analysis of covariance to adjust for confounding; multiple regression with matrix algebra; model construction and interpretation (use of dummy variables, parameterisation, interact...

  • M.Epidemiology Research Project - SPOPH90292

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project subject is worth 25 points in total taken over 1 semester. Within the Research Project students will work in an area of their choosing with an appointed supervisor. Students will have the opportunity to undertake a literature review, develop research questions and undertake ...

  • Gender and HealthPOPH90199

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce sex/gender as a social construct. We will take a historical perspective to explore the women’s health and men’s health movements. We will compare and contrast the health of men and women and critically analyse the explanations that have been offered for both the differ...

  • Epidemiology Research Project Part 1POPH90282

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides students with the opportunity to plan and execute substantial research-based projects under supervision. Specific research projects will depend upon the availability of appropriate expertise, but may address a broad range of epidemiological issues. Students will be required...

  • BioinformaticsPOPH90124

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Bioinformatics is a multidisciplinary field that combines biology with quantitative methods to help understand biological processes, such as disease progression. This unit provides a broad-ranging study of this application of quantitative methods in biology. Content includes: biology basics; stat...

  • Prioritising & Planning in Public HealthPOPH90274


    This is a core subject of the Master of Public Health degree. In this unit students will be introduced to the concepts, frameworks and methods used in prioritising and planning in public health. This unit will introduce students to the conceptual approaches and key methods used to conduct a healt...