Health Policy

Table of units of study: Health Policy

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

Core units

Core units for graduate certificate students are HPOL5000, HPOL5001 and HPOL5003
Core units for graduate diploma students are HPOL5000, HPOL5001, HPOL5003 and HPOL5007
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
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
HPOL5008
Evidence into Policy and Practice
6    C HPOL5000 and HPOL5001
Semester 1
HPOL5009
Health Policy Project
6    P HPOL5003
C HPOL5008
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6    A 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
Semester 1
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    A 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
BETH5206
Introduction to Public Health Ethics
2    N BETH5203
Semester 2a
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
MEDF5005
Health Research Methods and Ethics
6      Semester 1
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
PUBH5024
Obesity and Health Promotion
2    A Core MPH content, especially health promotion/disease prevention and epidemiology
P PUBH5010, PUBH5033 and PUBH5020
N PUBH5021
Int August
PUBH5025
Physical Activity and Public Health
2    A Content of Core MPH electives noted as prerequisites
P PUBH5010, PUBH5033, (PUBH5031 or QUAL5005)
N PUBH5022
Int August
PUBH5302
Health Economic Evaluation
4    P (PUBH5010 and PUBH5018) or (HPOL5001 as a prerequisite and HPOL5003 as a co-requisite)
Int Sept
PUBH5307
Advanced Health Economic Evaluation
2    P PUBH5018 and PUBH5010
C PUBH5205 and PUBH5302

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Int October
PUBH5308
Health Workforce Policy Analysis
2      Int October
PUBH5309
Translational Health
2      Semester 2b
PUBH5414
Public Health Advocacy
2      Int Sept
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6      Int August
PUBH5420
Public Health Advocacy Strategies
4      Semester 2b
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2
PUBH5500
Advanced Qualitative Health Research
6    N QUAL5005
Semester 1
QUAL5002
Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design
6    A Basic understanding of the nature of qualitative knowledge and the processes of qualitative research.
C PUBH5500


Departmental permission is required for students who have not completed PUBH5500.
Int May
QUAL5003
Qualitative Research Analysis & Writing
6    A Basic understanding of the nature of qualitative knowledge and types of qualitative data.
P PUBH5500
Semester 2
Students may be allowed to enrol in elective units of study that are not on this list with the prior approval of both the course coordinator and the unit of study coordinator.