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  • 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...

  • Survival Analysis & Regression for RatesPOPH90145

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject presents methods for the analysis of data where outcome events occur over time, particularly in the context of a cohort study or more general longitudinal designs. It starts with the estimation of constant rates and two-group comparison of rates using the rate ratio, and progresses t...

  • Health Program Evaluation 1POPH90058

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the diverse purposes health program evaluations can serve and the wide range of environments in which health program evaluations are conducted. Using Australian and overseas evaluation examples, students gain an overview of conceptual and methodological issues in the key eva...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Economic Evaluation 2POPH90095

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject is aimed at: consolidating student knowledge and skills of conventional microeconomic evaluation techniques covered in Economic Evaluation I; and giving students some hands-on practical experience in applying common methods and software used to undertake economic evaluations.  

  • 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...

  • Global Health and Human RightsPOPH90244

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject provides a grounding for students of public health on the normative content and interpretations of the right to health (and supporting rights). The subject explores the principles and practical applications of a rights-based framework for the health needs of diverse...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Epidemiology Research Project Part 2POPH90283

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    Please refer to POPH90282 Epidemiology Research Project Part 1.

  • 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...

  • Surgery, Society and ProfessionalismSURG90030

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The aim of this subject is to locate the role of surgery in the broader community. The concept of professionalism is explored from a sociological perspective. Ways in which patients’ voices are heard will be considered. Contemporary challenges in professionalism will be identified together with ...

  • Advanced Mental Health and AgeingPSYT90095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject extends the knowledge and skills developed in the prerequisite Mental Health and Ageing course. Management of mental health in older persons is explored from a range of biomedical and social perspectives. Topics include optimising mental health during ageing, preventing and managing ...

  • Evidence for PracticeNURS90009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on the appraisal and use of research in clinical practice. Its purpose is to develop practitioners' confidence and skills in critical consumption of research and evaluation for use in the workplace. Topics covered include: overview of common research and evaluation methods an...