Population Medicine 3 (GDMP2013)


Upon completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the respective roles of the promotion of health, the prevention of illness and the treatment of disease. Students will have the ability to identify and analyse health issues of concern to the community and to contribute constructively and rationally to the debate on these issues; and a rational approach to resolving the tension between the medical practitioner's responsibility for individual patients and his or her responsibility for the health care needs of the whole community.

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Similar to Population Medicine 1


Students must satisfactorily complete a Barrier written assessment in Key Feature Question (KFQ) format at the end of Stage 2. There will also be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2 except GDMP2025.

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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.

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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.