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Research Project in Public Health Part 1 (POPH90284) // Eligibility and requirements

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Eligibility and requirements


Students must achieve an aggregate result of at least 70% for POPH90014 Epidemiology, POPH90013 Biostatistics and POPH90231 Qualitative Research in Public Health to be eligible to enrol in the research project. Where this is not met, students with work experience in a relevant field of research with documented output will be considered.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90013 Biostatistics
Semester 1
POPH90014 Epidemiology 1
Semester 1
POPH90231 Qualitative Research in Public Health
Semester 2

Additionally, specialization-specific elective subjects must be completed prior to undertaking a research project in specific public health specializations. The type of research project students would be able to undertake would depend on the subjects they have completed and plan to do. Students are encouraged to seek advice from the Research Project Coordinator about their proposed research project the pre-requisite subjects and the specialization-specific elective subjects.



Non-allowed subjects


Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Last updated: 27 November 2018