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Humanitarian Assistance and Health

Postgraduate | ACU-PUBH641 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Humanitarian Assistance and Health

About this subject

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

    1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of humanitarian principles, theory, definitions and law, as well as the history of humanitarianism (GA1, GA2, GA3, GA5);
    2. Compare and contrast health-related issues encountered in humanitarian assistance efforts (GA1, GA2, GA5);
    3. Evaluate the roles and responsibilities of various actors within the international humanitarian relief system (GA4, GA5, GA8);
    4. Critique current issues and debates in humanitarian assistance, particularly as they relate to health and humanitarian assistance in different contexts (GA4, GA6, GA8);
    5. Integrate public health methods and approaches with humanitarian crisis interventions, with an emphasis on supporting attainment of humanitarian objectives (GA1, GA2, GA5, GA6).

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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