Population Medicine 1 (GDMP1013)


Upon completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the factors which influence the health of the population. Students will also have an understanding of the legal, social, economic, historical and political context of medical practice where relevant to the provision of high quality medical care and to medical research.

Further unit of study information


Similar to Basic and Clinical Science 1


Population Medicine material based on the Population Medicine objectives is included in the required formative and summative assessments in Stage 1. In addition, at the end of Stage 1, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all eight units of study in Stage 1.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.