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  • Comparative Health SystemsPOPH90209

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    A thorough comprehension of the different institutions, structures and processes that constitute health systems globally provides a strong platform for further studies and varied career paths in population and global health. This subject provides students with the analytical frameworks to explore...

  • Non Communicable Disease & Global HealthPOPH90247

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    Globally, non communicable diseases account for over two thirds of all deaths, and over half of disability adjusted life years. While non communicable diseases have sometimes been assumed to impact only on wealthy countries, they are in fact a major health and development challenge. Around 80 per...

  • Epidemiology 3POPH90243

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject is a core subject within the Master of Epidemiology and the Master of Science (Epidemiology) and an elective within the Master of Public Health and Master of Environment. This subject includes advanced, practical and emerging methods in epidemiology and follows on from Epidemiology ...

  • Sexual and Reproductive HealthPOPH90069

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the fundamentals of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) from a public health perspective. Globally minded but locally focused, this subject examines the burden of disease associated with SRH and critically analyses significant factors of influence on SRH ...

  • Prevention and Control of STIs and HIVPOPH90068

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

     This subject provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of HIV and STI prevention and control. The basic epidemiology of STIs and HIV is considered along with some of the relevant clinical characteristics of these infections. The subject also introduces the concept of core groups and i...

  • Law Enforcement and Public HealthPOPH90246

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Law Enforcement and Public Health explores the multidimensional relationships that exist between the public health and public security sectors (including law enforcement, military and criminal justice and non-state actors). The subject provides key examples of how the activities of the security s...

  • Genetics, Health, and SocietyPOPH20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Human Genome Project has defined the blueprint of human life. This has enabled not only greater clarity and understanding of the science of genetics but also an awakening of the personal meaning of heredity, with ethical, spiritual, and cultural dimensions. Because each human being has a uniq...

  • 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...

  • Population Health Research Project 2POPH40006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

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

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Women and Global HealthPOPH90066

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...