Global Health

Course structure

The Master of Global Health requires the successful completion of 72 credit points of units of study including:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study,
  • A minimum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study
  • Up to 30 credit points elective units of study, of which a minimum of 12 credit points must be GLOH-prefixed units.
  • A minimum of 6 credit points from capstone unit(s) of study (6 credit points capstone, 12 credit points research dissertation, or 12 credit points international field placement)

Students commencing enrolment in Semester 2 of a given year will need to do elective units before core units.

Core units of study

Students complete 24 credit points of core units of study. Core units of study are only offered in Semester 1.

  • Full-time students take 24 credit points of core units in Semester 1.
  • Part-time students usually take 12 credit points of core units of study in Semester 1 in each of two consecutive years.

Unit of Study Code and Name

 Credit Points    

 Delivery Mode   

Offered in Semester 1 Only

 

 

GLOH5101 Foundations of Global Health

6

face to face; online

GLOH5102 Skills for working in Global Health

6

face to face; online

PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses

6

face to face; online

PUBH5018 Introductory Biostatistics

6

face to face; online


Core Elective units of study

Students must choose a minimum of 6 credit points of Core Elective units from Stream 1 and a minimum of 6 credit points from Core Elective units from Stream 2.

  • Stream 1: Policy/System/Management
  • Stream 2: Advanced skills

Students who have not completed all core units should be aware of prerequisites before enrolling in electives.

Students commencing mid-year should discuss their elective choices with the course coordinator before enrolling.

Elective units of study

Students can select up to 30 credit points from the list of electives, of which a minimum of 12 credit points must be GLOH-prefixed units.

Capstone units of study

Students select a minimum of 6 credit points or maximum of 12 credit points from the list of capstone units.

Capstone units are available for students in the last semester of their candidature.

Unit of Study Code and Name   Credit Points Availability
GLOH5301 Capstone This unit is only available for students in their last semester of candidature 6 Semester 1 & 2
GLOH5302 Global Health Dissertation This unit is only available for students in their last semester of candidature 12 Semester 1 & 2
GLOH5303 International Field Placement This unit is only available for students in their last semester of candidature 12 Semester 1 & 2
GLOH5304 Global Health Dissertation A This unit is only available for students in their last semester of candidature 6 Semester 1
GLOH5305 Global Health Dissertation B This unit is only available for students in their last semester of candidature 6 Semester 2