Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students are provided with an individually negotiated program which involves analysis and/or evaluation of public health practice. Issues covered include public health planning, best practice, public health outcomes, development and evaluation of new and innovative programs, and public health policy analysis.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. At the successful completion of this subject you should be able to: Use intellectual independence to think critically, evaluate existing knowledge and ideas, undertake systematic investigation and reflect on theory to generate original knowledge

Inquiry, debate and guided literature exploration

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Class requirements

Supervised Research
One 6.0 hours supervised research per week and delivered via blended.
"Negotiated clinical observation or practicum and independent work as negotiated with subject coordinator. Equivalent to 78 hours of class contact during the semester."


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 7,500-8,500 word equivalent seminar, conference, journal or class paper100 01