Take the next step in your career by enrolling in one of our public health short courses. We cover topics in bioethics, decision-making, clinical epidemiology and qualitative health research methods.
The short courses below are variants of units of study available for direct registration. This enables you to complete the unit without formal university enrolment. You will receive a certificate of completion, however, you will not receive credit points towards a University of Sydney degree.
To receive credit points and an academic transcript, please see our units of study via non award enrolment.
Gain a background in philosophical ethics necessary to engage in advanced analysis of issues in bioethics.
This professional development course introduces the intersection between health care, ethics and the law.
Gain an overview of the broader ethical issues that underlie the delivery of healthcare.
Explore the ethical underpinnings of the research endeavor in both humans and non-human animals, including the justifications for engaging in research and core ethical issues arising in research.
An overview of the ethical and political issues that underlie public health and public health research.
This course will provide participants with a broad perspective of issues in bioethics applied to mental health and mental illness.
The course offers a rich and detailed exploration of varying debates in the scholarly and practice-based fields of arts-and-health.
Explore and critique policies and processes related to medicines, examining how research and development agendas are set; how medicines are assessed and evaluated, and how new technologies are translated into practice.
This 5-day short course introduces the topic of the analysis of linked data at an introductory to intermediate level. It acquaints health services researchers, clinical practitioners and managers with the theory and skills needed to analyse linked health data.
This course will provide in-depth coverage of evidence-based medicine (EBM) for basic physician trainees preparing for the FRACP Part I Written Examination.
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to qualitative inquiry in health. It is designed for beginners and people who want an advanced-level introduction.
This intermediate course assumes a basic understanding of qualitative research and instead focuses on qualitative analysis and writing.
Almost all individual units of study from the areas below can be taken through formal non-award enrolment. This enables you to receive credit points towards a relevant University of Sydney degree. You will be expected to complete assessment and examination tasks.