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  • Public Health in PracticePOPH90227

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a capstone subject within the Master of Public Health. In this unit, students will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the pre-requisite subjects to real-world scenarios through a Problem Based Learning (PBL) approach. Students will be presented with...

  • Population Health Research Project 1POPH40005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is delivered in two consecutive parts. Whilst these have separate subject codes, they are considered to be a single continuing subject of 75 credit points. At the end of the first part, students will receive a CNT (Continuing – ongoing) grade. At the completion of the second part, st...

  • 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...

  • Primary Health Care, Jamkhed, IndiaPOPH90137

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) in Jamkhed, India has won global acclaim and provided inspiration for the seminal Declaration of Alma Ata (1978). It remains one of the world’s most influential and innovative comprehensive community health and development programs. In this 3 week res...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Foundations of Public HealthPOPH90217


    This subject is a compulsory subject within the Master of Public Health. It lays the foundation for the degree and provides an orientation to the field of public health. It provides a critical overview of public health historical development, conceptual underpinnings and practice in the following...

  • Global Population AgeingPOPH90264

    Offered:Term 2Year:2019

    Population ageing is causing fundamental societal and economic change in many countries and regions throughout the world. Although the opportunities and challenges presented by ageing differ between countries and regions, a global perspective can inform the development of sound policy responses t...

  • Body of AgeingPOPH90257

    Offered:Term 3Year:2019

    This subject focuses on how the body and its systems are affected by ageing and explores the differences between the natural ageing process and physical changes that develop as a result of illness with older persons. Students will also examine the effects of the environment and lifestyle factors ...

  • Research Project in Public Health - SPOPH90255

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Research Project is a capstone option within the Master of Public Health. Within the Research Project students will work in their chosen area of study with an appointed supervisor. Students will have the opportunity to undertake a literature review, develop research questions and undertake th...

  • Economics of AgeingPOPH90258

    Offered:Term 4Year:2019

    The subject examines the influence of private and public/government decision-making on the economic well-being of older people. These decisions include private decisions to prepare for old-age and to live through old-age by saving and managing assets such as housing, superannuation, annuities and...

  • Epidemiology 2POPH90242


    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.It covers the main experimental and observational study designs used in epidemiological research: These will inclu...

  • Health InequalitiesPOPH90205

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age shape their health as does the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels. This subject will provide an overview of the Australian and international evidence on the ways in which social, economi...

  • Longitudinal and Correlated DataPOPH90123

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics covered: Paired data; the effect of non-independence on comparisons within and between clusters of observations; methods for continuous outcomes: normal mixed effects (hierarchical or multilevel) models and generalised estimating equations (GEE); role and limitations of repeated measures A...

  • M.Epidemiology Research Project Part 2POPH90277

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to POPH90276 M. Epidemiology Research Project Part 1

  • Health Economics 1POPH90094

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a comprehensive introduction to micro-economics. It is suitable for students with no prior knowledge of economics. It paves the way for students to apply micro-economic concepts to the analysis of contemporary issues in public health and health care. Topics to be studied inc...

  • Biostatistics Research Project - SPOPH90149

    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...

  • Infectious Diseases ModellingPOPH90271

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Faced with the rising cost of vaccines and increasing drug resistance, public health decision makers increasingly rely on epidemiological models of infectious disease transmission to predict the impact, and define optimal implementation of, intervention strategies. Such considerations are particu...