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Alcohol, drug use and health - PUBH5145

Year - 2020

This unit aims to assist students in developing an evidence-based understanding of the epidemiology of substance use and its impact on health, and the effectiveness of methods for prevention and management of related problems. Research methods in relation to substance use disorders, and the needs of special populations are also considered.

Block mode only: 2 whole day workshops, plus approximately 10 hours of online lectures

2 x 2000wd assignments (60%), assessable face-to-face discussions (20%), presentation (equivalent to 1000wd) (10%), plus 2x online quizzes of 10 multiple choice questions (10%)

A list of compulsory and recommended readings will be available via the LMS.


PUBH5114 or PUBH5115


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Carolyn Day
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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