GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

PHE3GHI

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will extend their understanding of the institutions, policies and programmes that contribute to public health in a global context. Students will also consider Australia's response and contribution to international public health issues.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Hughes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE2PHP or HLT2PHP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse contemporary challenges in global health

Activities:
All elements of the subject are concerned with current problems in global health
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Describe the impact of international agreements on Australian public health policy

Activities:
These are the subject of several lectures, seminars and assigments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Evaluate the role of key institutions and legal and policy frameworks in international public health issues

Activities:
These are the subject of several lectures, seminars and assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Assess Australia's role in international health

Activities:
Major assignment deals with international health issues
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Hughes

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Minor individual report on the group presentation (750 word equiv.)20 01, 04
Small group assignment presentation (30 minutes)20 01, 03
Major individual assignment (2,000 word equiv.)50 01, 02, 03, 04
Reading and viewing exercises, and self-directed learning task10 01, 02, 03, 04