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Alcohol, drug use and health - PUBH5145

This unit aims to assist students in developing an evidence-based understanding of the epidemiology of alcohol and drug use and its impact on health, and the effectiveness of methods for prevention and management of related problems. Research methods in relation to substance use disorders, and the needs of special populations are also considered.

Block mode only: 2 whole day workshops, plus 13 hrs of online lectures

2 x 2000-word assignments (60%), assessable discussions (f2f or online depending on mode) (20%), presentation (f2f or online depending on mode, equivalent to 1000 words) (10%); 2x online quizzes of 10 mcqs (10%)

A list of compulsory and recommended readings will be available via the LMS.


PUBH5114 or PUBH5115


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Carolyn Day
HECS Band: 2
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