Health Communication

Table of units of study: Health Communication

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

Core units

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

ARTS7000
Academic Communication for Postgraduates

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6   

It is strongly advised that all students enrolling in this elective complete it during their first semester of study, or in Summer or Winter school when available. ARTS7000 is recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
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

This unit of study is not available in 2015

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
PUBH5421
Infection Prevention in Healthcare
6      Semester 2
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
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