Health Security

Errata
item Errata Date
1.

The followunit is now availalbe in 2019:

GOVT6313 Leadership in Theory and Practice Session: Semester 2.

18/12/2018
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Health Security

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Health Security are required to complete 24 credit points, including a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study and a maximum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Health Security a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study and a maximum of 24 credit points of core elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Health Security are required to complete 96 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 36 credit points of core elective units of study, including a specialisation, a maximum of 30 credit points of elective units of study and a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Agrosecurity Specialisation

Core units of study

CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6909
Crisis Communication
6      Semester 1
GOVT6313
Leadership in Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2

Capstone unit of study

CISS6009
Research Essay 1

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
CISS6010
Research Essay 2

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P Completion of a minimum of 4 units with an average of 75%
C CISS6009

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 or GOVT6316 or MECO6909 or WORK6130 or unit of study coordinator permission.
Semester 2

Core Elective units of study

AFNR5110
Crop Improvement
6    A Basic knowledge of plant genetics and breeding, similar to that covered by GENE4012 and GENE4013.
Semester 2
AFNR5512
Water Management and Variable Climate
6    A UG Maths or Physics or Hydrology.
Semester 2
AFNR5701
Plants and the Environment

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security
6      Semester 1
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881


Students are recommended to enrol well in advance of classes in order to complete pre-class readings (normally available to enrolled students 3 weeks prior to the first class). Law graduates from a non-common law jurisdiction are also recommended to complete classes for this unit during the first week of their commencing semester. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive March
Intensive September
PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 or GOVT6316 or MECO6909 or WORK6130 or unit of study coordinator permission.
Semester 2

Elective units of study

CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 1
CISS6024
MHlthSec Practice Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6164
The Dual Use Dilemma and Research Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making
6      Semester 2
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
LAWS6320
Climate Justice and Disaster Law
6   

This unit replaced LAWS6320 Climate Disaster Law. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/
Intensive September
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 2b

Biodefence and Biosafety Specialisation

Core units of study

CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
GOVT6313
Leadership in Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6909
Crisis Communication
6      Semester 1

Capstone unit of study

CISS6009
Research Essay 1

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
CISS6010
Research Essay 2

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P Completion of a minimum of 4 units with an average of 75%
C CISS6009

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 or GOVT6316 or MECO6909 or WORK6130 or unit of study coordinator permission.
Semester 2

Core Elective units of study

BETH5000
Critical Concepts in Bioethics
6   

This is a capstone Unit for the Master of Bioethics. 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
BETH5101
Introduction to Ethical Reasoning
6   

If a sufficient number of students express interest, two days of face-to-face lectures will be held to supplement online learning.
Semester 1
GOVT6164
The Dual Use Dilemma and Research Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security
6      Semester 1
ITLS6007
Disaster Relief Operations
6    N TPTM6390
Intensive July
ITLS6301
City Logistics
6      Summer Main
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881


Students are recommended to enrol well in advance of classes in order to complete pre-class readings (normally available to enrolled students 3 weeks prior to the first class). Law graduates from a non-common law jurisdiction are also recommended to complete classes for this unit during the first week of their commencing semester. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive March
Intensive September
LAWS6856
Anti-Terrorism Law
6    N CISS6011 or LAWS3483


Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/
Intensive May
PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 or GOVT6316 or MECO6909 or WORK6130 or unit of study coordinator permission.
Semester 2

Elective units of study

BETH5201
Ethics and Biotechnology
6      Semester 1
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206
Semester 2
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 1
CISS6012
Civil-Military Relations

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

Students must not undertake this unit if they took CISS6011 (Special Topic in International Security) when the special topic was Civil-Military Relations
Semester 2
CISS6024
MHlthSec Practice Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making
6      Semester 2
LAWS6920
Global Health Law
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/
Intensive July
LAWS6839
Critical Issues in Public Health Law
6   

MHL students may select this unit as one of the three core units required in addition to LAWS6252 or LAWS6881. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/
Intensive May
GLOH5124
Humanitarian Crises and Refugee Health
6    N MIPH5124
Intensive October
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100
Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2

Human and Animal Health Specialisation (not available in 2019)

Core units of study

CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
GOVT6313
Leadership in Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6909
Crisis Communication
6      Semester 1

Captsone unit of study

CISS6009
Research Essay 1

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
CISS6010
Research Essay 2

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P Completion of a minimum of 4 units with an average of 75%
C CISS6009

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 or GOVT6316 or MECO6909 or WORK6130 or unit of study coordinator permission.
Semester 2

Core Elective units of study

HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
GLOH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
6      Semester 2
GLOH5101
Foundations of Global Health
6    N MIPH5131 or MIPH5132
Semester 1
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100
Semester 1
PUBH5117
Communicable Disease Control

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 or GOVT6316 or MECO6909 or WORK6130 or unit of study coordinator permission.
Semester 2

Elective units of study

BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
CISS6024
MHlthSec Practice Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6164
The Dual Use Dilemma and Research Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
HIMT5067
Evidence Based Health Care

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

The three quizzes will be conducted during the workshop and complusory tutorials weeks 7 and 10.
Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6      Semester 2
MIPH5132
Global Disease Burden and Research Methods
6   

Note: Departmental permission required for non-MIPH students
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
PUBH5421
Infection Prevention in Healthcare
6    A basic knowledge of medical microbiology, antimicrobial agents and communicable disease epidemiology and clinical features
Semester 2
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2