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Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Campus(es)City (Melbourne), Clayton

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This area of study is offered in collaboration with the Centre for International Health at the Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health. Courses provide graduates with the skills necessary to design, implement and evaluate the relevant programs that address the major public health priorities of communities in developing countries. In addition students have the opportunity to learn about human rights, ethics, law and development.

Public health issues are presented in the broader context of economic and social development, stressing cultural, political, gender and environmental influences, and the impact of armed conflict and population migration. Course content is informed by actual field experiences gained by the Burnet Institute in their wide range of health developement projects in more than 20 countries in Asia, the Pacific and Africa

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Postgraduate office: telephone +61 3 9903 0563; email pgradenq@monash.edu or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/epidemiology/pgrad/

Relevant courses

  • 1884 Graduate Diploma in International Health
  • 3874 Master of International Health