You can study with the Sydney School of Public Health without the need to undertake a full Masters degree or Graduate Diploma to improve your skills in public health. The School offers courses in selected areas of study. These can:
- increase your chances of promotion within your current workplace
- enable you to obtain the skills you need to transfer to a different position
- increase your competency and level of job satisfaction in your current position.
We offer two types of Short courses:
- Professional development short courses: enrol through the School or program which is offering them.
- Non-award short courses: enrol formally through Sydney Student.
For the following courses, enrolment is through the School of Public Health:
We currently offer the following professional development short courses in both Semester 1 and 2:
- Introductory Analysis of Linked Data (PUBH5215)
- Clinical Epidemiology Fundamentals (formerly known as 'Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology')
In Semester 2 only:
For the following courses, enrolment is through the School of Public Health's Bioethics program:
In Semester 1 only:
- Introduction to Ethical Reasoning (BETH5101)
- Bioethics, Law and Society (BETH5104)
- Clinical Ethics (BETH5204)
In Semester 2 only:
- Human and Animal Research Ethics (BETH5202)
- Ethics and Public Health (BETH5203)
- Ethics and Mental Health (BETH5205)
- Arts in Health (BETH5207)
For the following courses, enrolment is through the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM):
Enquiries can be directed to the Qualitative Research Methods Program Coordinator Dr Julie Mooney-Somers.
- Advanced Qualitative Health Research (PUBH5500)
- Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design (QUAL5002)
- Qualitative Research Analysis & Writing (QUAL5003)
- Introduction to Qualitative Health Research (QUAL5005)
Almost all individual units of study from the following areas can be taken as short courses via non-award enrolment - formal enrolment through Sydney Student; see Units of Study and then Full units of study list after each link below:
- Public Health
- International Public Health
- Clinical Epidemiology
- Health Policy
- Qualitative Health Research
Some courses are offered as two-day or four-days workshops. Others are available one night a week for several weeks (usually seven).
For the specific structure of a unit of study, see the individual unit description.