This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Additional Requirements for more information.

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Postgraduate | CUR-MPH518 | 2024

Public Health Practicum

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Learn to measure and monitor diverse health strategies, and lead complex change to improve public health.Communicate ethically and effectively with multicultural and non-technical people. Self-manage and critique your professional performance.

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Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Start dates
15 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks

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Public Health Practicum

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. apply skills and knowledge, relevant to the discipline area in a relevant workplace
    2. utilise written and oral communication effectively in the professional environment with technical and non-technical audiences
    3. critically reflect on and evaluate their own  performance in the workplace
    4. integrate independent and collaborative skills in an ethical manner, appropriate to a professional environment.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Placement requirements - Includes Placement

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

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