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  • 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...

  • 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.  

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Management of Low Vision PatientsOPTO90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Topics covered within this subject include the epidemiology and geographic distribution of blindness; the roles and methods within the rehabilitative team for the support and rehabilitation of the visually disabled; the procedures for comprehensive assessment of rehabilitation of the visually dis...

  • Research Thesis Capstone - Part 1MEDI90098

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject, each student will research, design and present a project proposal and undertake a substantial literature review that will form the basis of their research project. In doing so, students will put into practice the advanced theoretical knowledge they have learnt during other taught...

  • Community Mental HealthNURS90013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides theoretical foundations for best practice in community-based mental health nursing. The focus of the subject is on role and function of the psychiatric nurse in the delivery of recovery focused care and treatment in a range of community settings. The subject emphasises the d...

  • Paediatric Dentistry 3DENT90098

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject follows on from Paediatric Dentistry 1 and 2 and covers the detection, diagnosis, prevention and care of diseases that affect the oral health of children. During the final year, the knowledge gained, broadens in scope and depth enabling students to work independently, while consolida...

  • Health Communication Skills 2PAED90016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will not be offered until 2018.   Exploration of the impact of grief, ethics and decision making with specific reference to prenatal genetic counselling. Issues of disability in the community with reference to one model of practice will be explored. The ompace of ethics, grief, los...

  • Infant Observation and Assessment SkillsPSYT90081

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the skills of observation of infant and toddler behaviour and communication and family interactions. The method of infant observation as developed by Esther Bick, and the application of the Bick Method of infant observation in mental health and psychotherap...