This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
|Managing faculty||Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences|
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1 year FT, 2 years PT|
This course must be completed in a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 4 years. The course duration is inclusive of any periods of intermission.
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Alfred Hospital) |
Off-campus (Alfred Hospital)
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1884|
The Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine offers this course in collaboration with the Centre for International Health of the MacFarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health. Course content is in part based on actual field experiences gained by the MacFarlane Burnet Institute in their wide range of health development projects in more than 20 countries in Asia, the Pacific and Africa.
The course provides the skills necessary to design, implement, and evaluate the relevant programs that address the major public health priorities of communities in developing countries. Public health issues are presented in the broader context of economic and social development, stressing cultural, political, gender and environmental influences, as well as the impact of armed conflict and population migration.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
Assessment includes written assignments, examinations, practical exercises, student presentations and class participation.
This course consists of core and elective units. The number of electives required will depend on which core units are completed.
Students select four or five units from the lists below.
* Not offered in 2015
Graduate Diploma in International Health