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  • 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...

  • Epidemiology 2POPH90242

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

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...