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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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.  

  • 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...

  • Epidemiology Research Project Part 2POPH90283

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    Please refer to POPH90282 Epidemiology Research Project Part 1.