Subject tables G - H

Units of Study G - H

Health Communication

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Health Communication

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Health Communication must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Health Communication must complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Health Communication must complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study, a maximum of 42 credit points of elective units of study and at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study..

Core units of study

MECO6900
News Writing
6    N MECO4101
Semester 1
Summer Late
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
MECO6919
Health Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6927
Organisational Communication
6      Semester 2

Elective units of study

FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking & Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BETH5207
Arts in Health
6      Semester 2
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
6      Semester 1
HPOL5001
Economics and Finance for Health Policy
6      Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6      Semester 2
MECO6902
Legal & Ethical Issues in Media Practice
6      Semester 2
MECO6934
Social Marketing
6      Semester 2b
MIPH5014
International Health Promotion
4    N PUBH5033


Students who have enrolled in PUBH5033 should contact the unit co-ordinator to seek permission before enrolling in MIPH5014, as there is some overlap between the two units of study.
Semester 2
MIPH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
4      Semester 2
MIPH5115
Women's and Children's Health
4      Semester 2
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5117
Global Non-Communicable Disease Control
2      Semester 2a
MIPH5118
Global Perspectives of HIV/AIDS
4      Semester 2a
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PUBH5024
Obesity and Health Promotion
2    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100), PUBH5033 and PUBH5020
Intensive August
PUBH5027
Public Health Program Evaluation Methods
2      Semester 2
PUBH5032
Making Decisions in Public Health
2      Semester 2
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6    N MIPH5014
Semester 1
PUBH5101
Special Project in Public Health
4    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students negotiate with a public health staff member to be their supervisor on an agreed project. The student informs the Unit co-ordinator, who emails the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit permission to allow the student to enrol.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5102
Special Project in Public Health
2    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students negotiate with a public health staff member to be their supervisor on an agreed project. The student informs the Unit co-ordinator, who emails the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit permission to allow the student to enrol.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5111
Environmental Health
4      Semester 2
PUBH5114
Alcohol, Drug Use and Health
4    N PUBH5115
Semester 2
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6      Intensive August
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2
QUAL5005
Introducing Qualitative Health Research
4    N PUBH5500


This Unit is primarily aimed at Master of Public Health (MPH) students. Other students are encouraged to consider PUBH5500 instead of this Unit. MPH students who complete PUBH5500 can apply for a waiver for QUAL5005
Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 2

Capstone units of study

MECO6904
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6905
Dissertation Part 2
6    P MECO6904

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6928
Media and Communication Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6935
Professional Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

History

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

History

Unit of Study

HSTY6915
MA Dissertation Part 1
6   

This unit should be taken together with HSTY6916
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY6916
MA Dissertation Part 2
6    C HSTY6915
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY6962
Treatise Part 1
12   

This unit should be taken together with HSTY6963
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY6963
Treatise Part 2
12    C HSTY6962
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY6992
Monuments, Memory and History

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Semester 2

Human Rights

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Human Rights

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Human Rights must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Human Rights must complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points from elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Human Rights must complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points from core units of study, 24 credit points from elective units of study, 18 credit points from either the Internship or the Dissertation pathway and a minimum of 6 credit points from capstone units of study.

Core Units of Study

GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
6      Semester 2
HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    N SCWK6901
Semester 2

Elective Units of Study

FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking & Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BETH5103
Biomedicine and Society
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    P A three-year undergraduate degree in science; medicine; nursing; allied health sciences; philosophy/ethics; sociology/anthropology; history; or other relevant field; or by special permission.
N BETH5206
Semester 2
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900
Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    N SSCP6901
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights & International Development
6    N SCLG6912
Semester 2
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6210
Special Topics in International Studies
6      Winter Main
GOVT6220
The State, Secession, and Civil War

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Semester 1
HRTD6902
Human Rights/Democratisation Research
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HRTD6904
Democratisation: Theory and Practices
6      Semester 2
HRTD6905
Human Rights & Democratisation Intensive
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
Intensive November
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
6    N PHIL7607
Semester 2
HSTY7001
The History of Human Rights

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Semester 1
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive March
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 1
Semester 2b
PACS6927
Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Intensive September
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6905
Independent Study and Report
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6910
Social Policy International Perspectives

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SCLG6918
Introductory Quantitative Methods
6      Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 2
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2

Dissertation Pathway

HRTD6909
Dissertation Part 1
12    P a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
C HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6911

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a
HRTD6911
Dissertation Part 2
6    P a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
C HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6909

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a

Internship Pathway

MIPH5219
International Health Project Management
6    N Compulsory MIPH5220
Semester 2
SCLG6913
Human Rights Internship A
6    P 24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6914
Human Rights Internship B
6    P 24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program
C SCLG6913

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone Units of Study

Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific regional program)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Human Rights and Democratisation

Candidates for the Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Region Program) are required to complete 60 credit points, including four foundational core units of study (24 credit points) at the University of Sydney, an intensive unit of study, two required regional core units of study (12 credit points) at a collaborating institution, and the choice of either a dissertation or internship elective (18 credit points) at a collaborating institution.
Foundational Core Units of Study
HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6902
Human Rights/Democratisation Research
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6904
Democratisation: Theory and Practices
6      Semester 2
Intensive Core Units of Study
HRTD6905
Human Rights & Democratisation Intensive
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
Intensive November
Regional Core Units of Study
HRTD6907
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 2
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6908

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6908
Critical and Emerging Regional Issues
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6907

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective Units of Study
Availability of elective units are subject to change, depending on the partner institutions, and students should discuss available options with the Degree Director.
Candidates choose from one of the following options:
1. Dissertation
HRTD6909
Dissertation Part 1
12    P a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
C HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6911

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a
HRTD6911
Dissertation Part 2
6    P a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
C HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6909

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a
2. Internship
HRTD6910
Internship
12    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6908 and HRTD6909 and HRTD6912

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a
HRTD6912
Internship Research Report
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6910

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a