GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

PHE3GHI

2021

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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSteve Begg

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHLT2PHP OR PHE2PHP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Review and examine contemporary challenges, including economic systems and social structures, in global health.
02. Critically evaluate the impact of international agreements on Australian public health policy.
03. Evaluate the role of key institutions and legal and policy frameworks in international public health issues.
04. Contrast and analyse the workings of major stakeholders and systems in Australia and the impact this can have on international health.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteve Begg

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 31
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written short piece (500-words equivalent) Students will be asked to write a short piece on what can be understood by the concept of global health.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

Written report (2,000-words equivalent) Students will be asked to submit a report in which they assess the historical strengths and weaknesses of the World Health Organization and the ways in which it might be reformed.

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

One 10-min group oral presentation (500-words equiv per student)

Present and lead discussion of weekly topic and facilitate student participation. Gain knowledge on the topic, strengthen group work, communication skills, apprise peers of key concepts and issues, and encourage debate.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Workshop activities (1,500-words equivalent) Progressive learning tasks with teaching support to build learner knowledge and application. Multiple small tasks allows the student to build-on and develop their understanding and application. Associated workshop activities - 150 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Chong

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 31
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written short piece (500-words equivalent) Students will be asked to write a short piece on what can be understood by the concept of global health.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

Written report (2,000-words equivalent) Students will be asked to submit a report in which they assess the historical strengths and weaknesses of the World Health Organization and the ways in which it might be reformed.

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

One 10-min group oral presentation (500-words equiv per student)

Present and lead discussion of weekly topic and facilitate student participation. Gain knowledge on the topic, strengthen group work, communication skills, apprise peers of key concepts and issues, and encourage debate.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Workshop activities (1,500-words equivalent) Progressive learning tasks with teaching support to build learner knowledge and application. Multiple small tasks allows the student to build-on and develop their understanding and application. Associated workshop activities - 150 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4