Public Health

Research Methods Specialisation

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

Master of Public Health - Research Methods - Specialisation

A specialisation requires the completion of 18 credit points chosen from units of study listed below;

Specialisation requirements for Research Methods:

Research Methods Specialisation

PUBH5125
Environmental Epidemiology
6    P PUBH5010 and PUBH5217 and PUBH5121


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5215
Analysis of Linked Health Data
6    A Basic familiarity with SAS computing syntax and methods of basic statistical analysis of fixed-format data files
C (PUBH5010 or BSTA5011 or CEPI5100) and (PUBH5211 or PUBH5217 or BSTA5004)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Intensive June
Intensive November
PUBH5216
Controlled Clinical Trials
6    P PUBH5018
N PUBH5206 - Controlled trials (2CP)


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
PUBH5217
Biostatistics: Statistical Modelling
6    P PUBH5018
N (PUBH5211 or PUBH5212 or PUBH5213)


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
PUBH5218
Advanced Statistical Modelling
6    P PUBH5212 or PUBH5217
N CEPI5310


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5224
Advanced Epidemiology
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
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


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
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
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
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


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5601
Public Health Special Project
6    A The student is assumed to have the knowledge and skills required to suitably complete the requirements of the project they undertake, or be reasonably able to obtain this knowledge and these skills during the course of the project.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5610
Public Health Dissertation
12    A Knowledge gained from the minimum 48 credit points of the Master of Public Health is required to successfully undertake the proposed project. Students must have completed any core unit directly related to their project prior to commencing the research project - this will be determined by the Unit of Study Coordinator at the time Departmental permission is considered
C PUBH5010 AND PUBH5018 AND PUBH5505 AND HPOL5000 AND PUBH5036
N PUBH5611 and PUBH5612

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5611
Public Health Dissertation A
6    A Knowledge gained from the minimum 48 credit points of the Master of Public Health is required to successfully undertake the proposed project. Students must have completed any core unit directly related to their project prior to commencing the research project - this will be determined by the Unit of Study Coordinator at the time Departmental permission is considered.
C PUBH5010 AND PUBH5018 AND PUBH5505 AND HPOL5000 AND PUBH5036
N PUBH5610

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
PUBH5612
Public Health Dissertation B
6    A Knowledge gained from the minimum 48 credit points of the Master of Public Health is required to successfully undertake the proposed project. Students must have completed any core unit directly related to their project prior to commencing the research project - this will be determined by the Unit of Study Coordinator at the time Departmental permission is considered.
P PUBH5611
C PUBH5010 AND PUBH5018 AND PUBH5505 AND HPOL5000 AND PUBH5036
N PUBH5610

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
CEPI5205
Doing a Systematic Review
6    A (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018
P CEPI5203 or CEPI5314 or CEPI5315


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 and CEPI5202 and CEPI5311

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1