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

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Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

Students must have an average mark of at least 70% in the following three core subjects 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
12.5
POPH90014 Epidemiology 1
Semester 1
12.5
POPH90231 Qualitative Research in Public Health
Semester 2
12.5

Additionally, specialisation-specific elective subjects must be completed prior to undertaking a research project in specific public health specialisation as listed below. The type of research project students would be able to undertake would depend on the subjects they have completed and plan to do.

AGEING

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90256 Ageing in Society
Term 1
12.5
POPH90257 Body of Ageing
Term 3
12.5
POPH90258 Economics of Ageing
Term 4
12.5
POPH90260 Ethics of Ageing
Term 2
12.5

EPIDEMIOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICS

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90144 Linear & Logistic Regression
July
12.5
POPH90242 Epidemiology 2
August
12.5

GENDER AND WOMEN'S HEALTH (Quantitative)

Students may take POPH90199 concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90144 Linear & Logistic Regression
July
12.5
POPH90199 Gender and Health
Semester 1
12.5
POPH90242 Epidemiology 2
August
12.5

GENDER AND WOMEN'S HEALTH (Qualitative)

Students may take either of the subjects below concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90199 Gender and Health
Semester 1
12.5
POPH90200 Principles of Social Research Design
February
12.5

GLOBAL HEALTH

Students may take the subject below concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90189 Health Program Design & Implementation
February
12.5

HEALTH ECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC EVALUATION

Students may take POPH90095 OR POPH90229 concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90094 Health Economics 1
Semester 1
12.5
POPH90095 Economic Evaluation 2
March
12.5
POPH90229 Health Economics 2
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90093 Economic Evaluation 1
Semester 2
12.5

HEALTH POLICY

Students doing Research Project in Public Health Part 1 & 2 may take the following subject concurrently with the Research Project

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90206 Health Policy
March
12.5

HEALTH PROGRAM EVALUATION

Students doing Research Project in Public Health Part 1 & 2 may take POPH90090 concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90058 Health Program Evaluation 1
Semester 1
12.5
POPH90090 Health Program Evaluation 2
Semester 2
12.5

HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCES

Students may take the subject below concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90200 Principles of Social Research Design
February
12.5

INDIGENOUS HEALTH

Students may take POPH90071 concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90071
POPH90200 Principles of Social Research Design
February
12.5

SEXUAL HEALTH (Quantitative)

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90068 Prevention and Control of STIs and HIV
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90144 Linear & Logistic Regression
July
12.5
POPH90242 Epidemiology 2
August
12.5

and ONE of the following which may be taken concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90069 Sexual and Reproductive Health
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90070 Clinical Sexual & Reproductive Health
May
12.5

SEXUAL HEALTH (Qualitative)

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90068 Prevention and Control of STIs and HIV
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90200 Principles of Social Research Design
February
12.5

and ONE of the following which may be taken concurrently with the Research Project.

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
POPH90069 Sexual and Reproductive Health
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90070 Clinical Sexual & Reproductive Health
May
12.5

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

None

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: 16 June 2018