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Students who commenced study in 2016 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.

Postgraduate

Commencement year

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate study in public health provides students with the full range of quantitative, analytical and communication skills necessary to work in the broad domain of public health. It especially focuses on developing skills in the quantitative methods of the population-based health sciences and their problem-solving application for primary care provision, both in Australia and for developing countries. Courses with health specialisation streams are offered in clinical research methods, disease prevention and health promotion, health economics, health services management, international health, occupational and environmental health and research.

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.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • 0046 Master of Public Health
  • 4529 Master of Public Health

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.