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Capstone in Public Health - PUBH5035

Year - 2018

This unit provides students with an opportunity to draw together and integrate their learning in core and elective Public Health units and apply this to a project relevant to employment in public health. With an academic as a topic leader, students will develop a practical or hypothetical project and literature review largely as an individual self-directed activity but will work within a supported, group-based environment. The nature of the project can be a research proposal (quantitative or qualitative methods), a public health program plan or evaluation, a policy analysis, an extended rapid review, an environmental impact assessment or data analysis, amongst others. Topic areas are also wide-ranging and include obesity and physical activity, injury, environmental health, work-related disorders, mental health, communicable diseases, cancer and tobacco control. Self-directed learning is supported by a half-day workshop, literature search strategy training, possible group meetings (face-to-face or online) and a study guide.

Classes
one half-day workshop (face to face or online), group meetings plus self-directed project 

Assessment
project product (70%), literature review (30%). All assessments are compulsory.

Textbooks
Resources will be provided online

Additional information
This unit of study is only available to MPH full-time students who started in semester 2 of the previous year.

Pre-requisites

(PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018 and PUBH5030 and PUBH5033 and (PUBH5500 or QUAL5005 or PUBH5031)

Prohibitions

PUBH5034

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Suzanne Plater
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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