Public Health

Research Methods Specialisation

Good quality research makes an important contribution to public health. The Research Methods specialisation is designed for students who want to gain a good understanding of the key research methods relevant to public health and to gain experience in applying these methods.

To qualify for the award of the Master of Public Health (Research Methods), students must successfully complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study; an
(b) 30 credit points of elective units of study, with a minimum of 18 credit points from the Research Methods Specialisation units below.
(c) 6 credit points of capstone (or 12 credit points of Dissertation, or 12 credit points of Professional Practice, with a reduction in elective units; or 6 credit points of Special Project; or another equivalent unit of study).

Units of Study

Credit point

Semester

PUBH5125 Environmental Epidemiology - not available in 2020

 6

 S1

PUBH5218 Advanced Statistical Modelling

 6

 S1

PUBH5506 Advanced Qualitative Analysis and Writing

 6

 S1

CEPI5215 Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers

 6

 S1, S2

PUBH5215 Analysis of Linked Health Data

 6

 S1, S2

PUBH5216 Controlled Clinical Trials

 6

 S2

PUBH5217 Biostatistics: Statistical Modelling

 6

 S2

PUBH5224 Advanced Epidemiology

 6

 S2

PUBH5227 Public Health Evaluation Program

 6

 S2

PUBH5312 Health Economic Evaluation

 6

 S2

PUBH5317 Advanced Economic and Decision Analysis

 6

 S2