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History and Principles of Public Health

Postgraduate | ACU-PUBH610 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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History and Principles of Public Health

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

    1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the history and principles of 'public health' as well as public health values, principles and scope of practice (GA5)
    2. Critically analyse research evidence for public health in priority setting and policy development (GA4, GA5) 
    3. Critique the role of public health principles and community engagement in improving population health (GA2, GA5)
    4. Apply methods and assessment tools used in contemporary practice to public health challenges (GA6, GA7, GA8) 

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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