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Principles of Public Health

Undergraduate | LTU-PHE1005 | 2024

Study method
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100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Principles of Public Health

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Introduce and critically analyse the various concepts, values and strategies relating to public health in Australia and internationally.
    2. Outline the often conflicting roles and interests held by the various stakeholders engaged in or affected by public health activities.
    3. Critically articulate the applicability of various public health strategies across levels of society.
    4. Engage with colleague to examine the strengths and limitations of public health as a discipline with regards to working with vulnerable communities within societies.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PHE2PHP (Principles of Public Health Practice) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Health Sciences

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