Alcohol, Drug Use and Health (PUBH5114)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to assist students in developing an evidence-based understanding of the epidemiology of alcohol and drug use and its impact on health, and the effectiveness of methods for prevention and management of related problems. This fuller drug and alcohol elective covers all the content of PUBH5115 and goes on to assist the student to develop more advanced skills in research and in management of clinical services in relation to alcohol and drug use disorders, and to examine the needs of special populations.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Public Administration
- Graduate Certificate in Health Communication
- Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Health Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Public Health
- Master of Health Communication
- Master of Indigenous Health (Substance Use)
- Master of International Public Health
- Master of Public Administration
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Public Health (Professional Practice)
Further unit of study information
13 weeks of 2hr teaching sessions and/or associated readings and online activities. The teaching sessions are a combination of a one day face-to-face workshop and online seminars. Students unable to attend face-to-face sessions can do the entire course online.
2 x 1500 word assignments (60%), compulsory discussion related activities (30%); online quizzes (10%)
Readings are available on the unit's eLearning site.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.