Health Policy

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Health Policy

Master of Health Policy

Students must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.

Graduate Diploma of Health Policy

Students must successfully complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.

Graduate Certificate of Health Policy

Students must successfully complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 6 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.

Core units

Graduate Certificate
HPOL5000
Health Policy and Health Economics
6    N PUBH5032


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Semester 1
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6    N GLOH5135


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Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6   

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Semester 2
Graduate Diploma
HPOL5000
Health Policy and Health Economics
6    N PUBH5032


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Semester 1
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6    N GLOH5135


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Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6   

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Semester 2
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6   

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Semester 2
Master
HPOL5000
Health Policy and Health Economics
6    N PUBH5032


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Semester 1
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6    N GLOH5135


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Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6   

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Semester 2
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6   

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Semester 2
HPOL5008
Evidence into Health Policy and Planning
6   

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Semester 1
HPOL5009
Health Policy Project
6    C HPOL5003 and HPOL5008


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Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6   

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Semester 1
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


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Semester 2
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.


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Semester 2
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

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Semester 1
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
HPOL5006
Business of Health
6    N SMBA6122


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Intensive July
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6   

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Semester 2
HPOL5008
Evidence into Health Policy and Planning
6   

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Semester 1
HPOL5012
Leadership in Health
6    A Students are expected to have at least 1 year work experience in a health practice, policy or administrative role.


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Semester 2
HPOL5014
Foundations Health Technology Assessment
6   

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Semester 2
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6   

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Semester 2
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6    N MIPH5115


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Semester 1
GLOH5124
Humanitarian Crises and Refugee Health
6    N MIPH5124


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Intensive October
GLOH5136
Nutrition in Global Settings
6    A Introductory knowledge of epidemiology


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Semester 2
GLOH5201
Global Qualitative Health Research
6    P GLOH5102
N PUBH5500 or QUAL5005 or QUAL5006 or PUBH5505


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Semester 2
GLOH5219
Global Health Project Management
6    P (GLOH5101 and GLOH5102) OR (PUBH5010 and PUBH5018)


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Semester 2
MEDF5005
Health Research Methods and Ethics
6   

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Semester 1
PCOL5101
Drugs and Devices: R and D to Registration
6   

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Semester 1
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


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Semester 2
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
6    A PUBH5033, PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or equivalent


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Semester 1
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6   

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Semester 1
PUBH5036
Public Health: Critical Challenges
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5120
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health
6    N PUBH5118


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Semester 2
PUBH5121
Environmental Health
6   

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Semester 2
PUBH5126
Genomics and Public Health
6    A Basic epidemiology No previous knowledge of genetics is required
P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


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Intensive October
PUBH5145
Alcohol, drug use and health
6    A MPH core units
N PUBH5114 or PUBH5115


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Semester 1
PUBH5225
Population Mental Health
6    P PUBH5033


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Semester 1
PUBH5227
Public Health Program Evaluation
6    P PUBH5033


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Semester 2
PUBH5312
Health Economic Evaluation
6    P HPOL5000 and (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N PUBH5302


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Intensive September
PUBH5317
Advanced Economic and Decision Analysis
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
C PUBH5312
N PUBH5205 and PUBH5307

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6   

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Intensive August
PUBH5421
Infection Prevention in Healthcare
6    A basic knowledge of medical microbiology, antimicrobial agents and communicable disease epidemiology and clinical features


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Semester 2
PUBH5430
Public Health Advocacy
6   

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Semester 1
PUBH5505
Qualitative Research in Health
6    N PUBH5500 or QUAL5005 or QUAL5006


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Semester 2
PUBH5506
Advanced Qualitative Analysis and Writing
6    A You should have a basic understanding of qualitative research gained through undergraduate or postgraduate coursework or research experience.
P PUBH5505 OR PUBH5500 OR QUAL5005 OR QUAL5006 OR GLOH5201


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Semester 1
PUBH5551
Climate Change and Public Health
6   

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Semester 2
PUBH5555
Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
6    P PUBH5033


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Semester 2