Public Health

Chronic Disease Prevention Specialisation

Chronic disease is the major cause of health burden in developed countries and is increasingly becoming a major issue in developing countries. The Chronic Disease Prevention specialisation is designed for students with an interest in learning the principles and practicalities of developing programs to prevent disease and promote good health.


Units of Study Credit point Semester
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
 6  S1
PUBH5039
Public Health Nutrition Essentials
 6  S1
PUBH5227
Public Health Program Evaluation
 6  S1
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
 6  S2
PUBH5121
Environmental Health
 6  S2
PUBH5145
Alcohol and Drug Use and Health
 6  S1

PUBH5120
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health

 6  S2

PUBH5126
Genetics and Public Health

 6  S2

PUBH5225
Population Mental Health

 6  S2
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in 21st Century
 6  S2
PUBH5430
Public Health Advocacy
 6  S2
PUBH5510
Healthy Ageing and Fall Prevention
 6  S2
PUBH5555
Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
 6  S2
Available from 2020
PUBH5601
Special Project in Public Health
 6  S1, S2
PUBH5610
Research Project
 12  S1, S2
PUBH5611
Research Project 1
 6  S1
PUBH5612
Research Project 2
 6  S2