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Global Health

Unit of study table

Master of Global Health

Students must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 6 credit points (minimum) of capstone units of study
(c) A minimum of 6 credit points of Part 1: Policy/System/Management selective units of study;
(d) A minimum of 6 credit points of Part 2: Advanced Methods selective units of study;
(e) A minimum of 12 credit points of Part 3: Global Health focussed selective units of study;
(f) A maximum of 12 credit points of general elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Global Health (exit only)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of selective units of study.

 

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

Core units

(a) Full-time students take 24 credit points of core units in Semester 1 of a given year.
(b) Part-time students usually take 12 credit points in Semester 1 in each of two consecutive years.
(c) Students commencing enrolment in Semester 2 of a given year will need to do elective units before core units.
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
6 N MIPH5131 or MIPH5132
GLOH5102
Skills for Working in Global Health
6  
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6 N BSTA5011
FMHU5002
Introductory Biostatistics
6 N PUBH5018

Selective units

Selectives part 1: policy/system/management
GLOH5135
Global Health Systems and Delivery
6 N HPOL5001 or MIPH5134 or MIPH5135
GLOH5219
Global Health Project Management
6 P 12 credit points from (GLOH5101 or GLOH5102 or PUBH5010 or (PUBH5018 or FMHU5002))
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6  
Selectives part 2: advanced methods
GLOH5201
Global Qualitative Health Research
6 N PUBH5500 or QUAL5005 or QUAL5006 or PUBH5505 or FMHU5003
PUBH5217
Biostatistics: Statistical Modelling
6 P PUBH5018 or FMHU5002
N (PUBH5211 or PUBH5212 or PUBH5213)
PUBH5224
Applied Epidemiology
6 P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or BSTA5011) and (PUBH5018 or FMHU5002 or BSTA5002)
PUBH5312
Health Economic Evaluation
6 P HPOL5000 or FMHU5001 or BSTA5002
N PUBH5302
PUBH5317
Advanced Economic and Decision Analysis
6 P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or BSTA5011) and (PUBH5018 or FMHU5002 or BSTA5002)
C PUBH5312
N PUBH5205 or PUBH5307
Selectives part 3: global health focussed
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6  
GLOH5115
Women's and Children's Health
6 N MIPH5115
GLOH5124
Humanitarian Crises and Refugee Health
6 N MIPH5124
GLOH5136
Nutrition in Global Settings
6 A Introductory knowledge of epidemiology
PUBH5551
Climate Change and Public Health
6  

General elective units

CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6 P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and (PUBH5018 or FMHU5002)
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5311
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
FMHU5000
Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare
6 A Students are assumed to have a basic understanding of medical microbiology, epidemiology and common infectious diseases
N PUBH5421
FMHU5004
Qualitative Analysis and Writing in Health
6 A Students should have an understanding of qualitative research as this unit does not cover research design or data collection. Students looking for an introductory level unit should take FMHU5003 Introduction to Qualitative Research in Health.
P FMHU5003 or PUBH5505 or QUAL5005 or QUAL5006 or GLOH5201
N PUBH5506
BETH5203
Public Health Ethics
6 N BETH5206
HPOL5000
Health Policy and Health Economics
6 N PUBH5032
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6 N GLOH5135
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6  
HPOL5008
Evidence into Health Policy and Planning
6  
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6 P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention
6 A PUBH5033 or PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or equivalent
N PUBH5555
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6  
PUBH5120
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health
6 N PUBH5118

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.
PUBH5121
Environmental Health
6  
PUBH5125
Environmental Epidemiology
6 P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or BSTA5011) and (PUBH5217 or BSTA5210) and PUBH5121
PUBH5145
Alcohol, drug use and health
6 A MPH core units
N PUBH5114 or PUBH5115
PUBH5225
Population Mental Health
6 P PUBH5033
PUBH5300
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
6 A A basic understanding of introductory statistics and generalised linear regression (as would be attained through a unit such as PUBH5217 or equivalent, or through equivalent experience). No previous coding experience is required or assumed
PUBH5400
One Health
6  
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6  
PUBH5426
Vaccines in Public Health
6 A Understanding of basic health sciences and related concepts. Students should have a Bachelor's degree in a health related discipline
P PUBH5010 or (PUBH5018 or FMHU5002)
PUBH5430
Public Health Advocacy
6  
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6  
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
HPOL5014
Foundations Health Technology Assessment
6
BETH5101
Moral Theory
6
BETH5102
Philosophy of Health
6
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Policy
6
BETH5202
Research Ethics
6 A A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission
N BETH5208
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6
BSTA5018
Machine Learning for Biostatistics (MLB)
6 P (PUBH5010 or BSTA5011 or CEPI5100) and (BSTA5007 or BSTA5210 or PUBH5217)
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6 C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010 or CLTR5001
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6 A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P
(PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 OR BSTA5011)
N CEPI5214
PUBH5036
Public Health: Critical Challenges
6
PUBH5125
Environmental Epidemiology
6 P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or BSTA5011) and (PUBH5217 or BSTA5210) and PUBH5121
PUBH5215
Analysis of Linked Health Data
6 A The unit assumes introductory-level programming skills in SAS or R, assumes introductory-level knowledge in epidemiology, e.g., PUBH5010 or CEPI5100, and introductory-level knowledge in biostatistics or statistics, e.g., PUBH5018
C (PUBH5010 or BSTA5011 or CEPI5100) and (PUBH5211 or PUBH5217 or BSTA5004)
PUBH5216
Controlled Clinical Trials
6 P PUBH5018 or FMHU5002
N PUBH5206 - Controlled trials (2CP)
PUBH5218
Advanced Statistical Modelling
6 P PUBH5217
N CEPI5310
PUBH5227
Real World Public Health Program Evaluation
6 P PUBH5033
PUBH5510
Healthy ageing and fall prevention
6 N PUBH5419

Capstone units

GLOH5301
Global Health Capstone
6 A Completed at least 48 credits of the Master of Global Health
P GLOH5101 and GLOH5102 and PUBH5010 and (PUBH5018 or FMHU5002)
N GLOH5302 or GLOH5303 or GLOH5304 or GLOH5305
PUBH5610
Public Health Research Project
12 A Knowledge gained from a minimum 48 credit points of the Master of Public Health or Master of Global 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.
N PUBH5611 or PUBH5612
GLOH5303International Field Placement
12
 
PUBH5611
Public Health Research Project A
6 A Knowledge gained from a minimum 48 credit points of the Master of Public Health or Master of Global 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.
N PUBH5610
PUBH5612
Public Health Research Project B
6 A Knowledge gained from a minimum 48 credit points of the Master of Public Health or Master of Global 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
N PUBH5610