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  • Drug IssuesPOPH90171

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject enables students to build a framework for analysing and responding to the complex issues pertaining to young people and drug use. This involves the examination of prevalence rates and current trends in drug use among adolescents in the contemporary Australian context and an analysis ...

  • Women and Global HealthPOPH90066

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    Developing and newly-industrialised countries experience wide variation in terms of history, politics, demographic transition, development and epidemiology. This subject situates women and their health in a dynamic context of development, globalisation and change. It examines key health issues, p...

  • Health Promotion and Young PeoplePOPH90173

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores key practices, principles and frameworks for health promotion and community capacity building aimed at enhancing the health and wellbeing of young people. Participants will be encouraged to develop a more systematic approach to health promotion practice, particularly in iden...

  • 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...

  • Biostatistics Research Project Part 1POPH90288

    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...

  • Categorical Data & GLMsPOPH90121

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Introduction to and revision of conventional methods for contingency tables especially in epidemiology: odds ratios and relative risks, chi-squared tests for independence, Mantel-Haenszel methods for stratified tables, and methods for paired data. The exponential family of distributions; generali...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Consumer Participatory Health TechnologyPOPH90294

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Growing numbers of consumers are actively using various social Internet technologies for health-related purposes – to facilitate taking care of their own health, accessing health services and getting involved in health research, for example.  These consumers are influencing new approaches to heal...

  • 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...

  • Prioritising & Planning in Public HealthPOPH90274

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    This is a core subject of the Master of Public Health degree. In this unit students will be introduced to the concepts, frameworks and methods used in prioritising and planning in public health. This unit will introduce students to the conceptual approaches and key methods used to conduct a healt...

  • 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...

  • Global Child HealthPOPH90086

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019

    This subject provides an overview and practical guidelines to address child health issues among disadvantaged populations and in low resources settings. Key issues addressed include: acute respiratory illness, diarrhoea diseases, peri natal conditions, nutritional deficiencies, and communicable d...

  • 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 2POPH40006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to xxxxXXXXX - Population Health Research Project Part 1 for details

  • 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...

  • Global Challenges in Adolescent HealthPOPH90087

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Adolescence is a period of growth and opportunity, and can also be a time of social risk and developmental vulnerability. This subject focuses on four key health issues of global significance for young people: sexual and reproductive health; mental health - including suicide prevention; alcohol a...

  • Ageing in SocietyPOPH90256

    Offered:Term 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to offer students a critical examination of the ways in which ageing is socially constructed. Students will learn about ageing from a range of perspectives, including life course, bio-medical, gender, cross cultural, consumer, historical and self-reflection. The subject will foc...

  • Leadership for an Ageing WorkforcePOPH90266

    Offered:Term 3Year:2019

    The world is in the middle of an historic demographic shift in which an ageing population and changing social attitudes interact with a range of other megatrends transforming work organisation and organisational leadership. This subject focuses on understanding how demographic and other changes c...