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  • BiostatisticsPOPH90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is compulsory for students enrolled in the Master of Public Health, Master of Epidemiology and the Master of Science (Epidemiology). Students should enrol in this subject early in their program of study.The subject introduces the fundamental concepts of statistics and the essential m...

  • Health PromotionPOPH90020

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    Students will have the opportunity to learn the history of health promotion and the models of health and health promotion, along with key theoretical approaches explaining change in individuals, organisations and systems. They will be introduced to the fundamental elements of successful health pr...

  • Adolescent Sexuality and Sexual HealthPOPH90169

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores two main themes: 1. The social construction of sexuality - how our understandings of sexuality are developed in socio-cultural contexts; and 2. Sexual health - how it is defined and measured, what factors contribute to it, and practical issues to consider when interacting wi...

  • 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...

  • 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 Economics 2POPH90229

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to (1) consolidate students’ knowledge of health and health system with theories and analytical skills of microeconomics covered in Health Economics 1; and (2) enhance students’ ability to undertake economic analysis of health, health care and health policy related issues. The t...

  • Health Program Evaluation 2POPH90090

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an extension of studies in Health Program Evaluation introduced in Health Program Evaluation 1, aiming to deepen the students understanding of the conceptual bases of evaluation and extend practical skills. Its focus is particularly on issues relating to the selection and de...

  • 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.  

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Epidemiology Research Project Part 2POPH90283

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    Please refer to POPH90282 Epidemiology Research Project Part 1.

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Practice of Public Health LeadershipPOPH90191

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to the real world of public health. It builds on from the compulsory Public Health Leadership and Management Subject to provide an understanding of how different leaders practice how decisions are made and how resources are allocated; an understanding of the organ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vessels Nerves Lungs and MusculoskeletalMEDI90102

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In the subject, the student will learn about ultrasound assessment of lung and musculoskeletal ultrasound and learn how to perform ultrasound guided vascular access and nerve blocks 

  • 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 ...