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Public Health Protection and Control

Postgraduate | CUR-MPH602 | 2024

Investigate how government bodies protect and maintain public health. Use tools and frameworks to assess public health risks. See how legislation and standards advance public health. Explore public health in different countries and various scenarios.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
7 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
15 July 2024

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Public Health Protection and Control

About this subject

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

    1. evaluate the effectiveness of government institutions designed to protect public health at local, state, national and international levels
    2. assess risks and barriers associated with public health issues using various impact assessment tools and frameworks
    3. evaluate the use of economic/financial instruments such as taxation to address contemporary public health issues.

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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