Indigenous Health (Substance Use)

Table of units of study: Indigenous Health (Substance Use)

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

Core units

Core units for graduate certificate students are IHSU5001, IHSU5002, IHSU5003 and IHSU5004
Core units for graduate diploma and Master students are IHSU5001, IHSU5002, IHSU5003, IHSU5004, IHSU5005 and IHSU5006
IHSU5001
Non-dependent Alcohol Use Disorders

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Intensive February
IHSU5002
Alcohol Dependence and Withdrawal
6    C IHSU5001
Intensive March
IHSU5003
Cannabis, Tobacco and Depression

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    C IHSU5002
Intensive May
IHSU5004
Opioids and Injecting Drug Use

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    C IHSU5003
Intensive July
IHSU5005
Amphetamines, Polydrug Use and Psychosis
6    P IHSU5001 and IHSU5002
C IHSU5004
Semester 2b
IHSU5006
Substance Use Across the Lifespan

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    C IHSU5005
Intensive October

Elective units

In addition to completing the core units, Master students select 12 credit points of elective units from the list below or (with permission) from other electives available as part of the Master of Public Health.
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
MIPH5127
Mental Disorders in Global Context
2      Intensive September
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5017
Public Health Program Evaluation

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018 and PUBH5033
C PUBH5032
Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5026
Mass Media Campaigns & Social Marketing
2    P Assumed Knowledge: Training in research methods epidemiology is advised but not essential.
Intensive August
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
PUBH5114
Alcohol, Drug Use and Health
4    N PUBH5115
Semester 2
PUBH5115
Alcohol, Drug Use and Health
2    N PUBH5114
Semester 2a
PUBH5118
Indigenous Health Promotion
4   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PUBH5415
Injury Prevention
2      Intensive October
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6      Intensive August
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
SEXH5101
Public Health Aspects of STIs
2      Semester 2b
SEXH5102
Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
2      Semester 2b
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6   

The Block Mode (BM) attendance is reserved for Domestic students only.
Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6   

The Block Mode (BM) attendance is reserved for Domestic students only.
Semester 2
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6    N SEXH5204
Semester 2