Public Health

Chronic Disease Prevention Specialisation

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

Master of Public Health - Chronic Disease Prevention - Specialisation

Specialisation requirements for Chronic Disease Prevention:

A specialisation requires the completion of 18 credit points chosen from units of study listed below;
Note. Only one of the MBHT units can be used as part of the 18 credit points required for this Specialisation.

Unit selections for Specialisation

PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
6    A PUBH5033, PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or equivalent


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5039
Public Health Nutrition Essentials
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5120
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health
6    N PUBH5118


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Note: While not compulsory, attendance (by zoom or face to face) at the five half-day workshops is strongly encouraged, as this enables students to yarn with and ask questions directly of the Aboriginal guest lecturers.
Semester 2
PUBH5145
Alcohol, drug use and health
6    A MPH core units
N PUBH5114 or PUBH5115


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5225
Population Mental Health
6    P PUBH5033


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5227
Public Health Program Evaluation
6    P PUBH5033


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive August
PUBH5510
Healthy ageing and fall prevention
6    A This will be covered in the prerequisite units of study
N PUBH5419


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5555
Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
6    P PUBH5033


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
GLOH5136
Nutrition in Global Settings
6    A Introductory knowledge of epidemiology


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6    A This unit of study is recommended for medical graduates, as well as nursing or allied health graduates with a minimum of 12 months clinical experience.


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-diabetes: Prevention and Care
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients. Most of the subject matter and assessments are based on clinical management processes.


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
NTDT5608
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6    C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307


NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608. However, these students must apply for Special Permission from the unit of study coordinator in order to be enrolled.
Semester 2
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A An understanding of research methodology and clinical trials is assumed.
Semester 2