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PUH8020 Integrated Public Health Core B

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 May 2022


Pre-requisite: PUH8010


This course builds on the foundation knowledge and skills gained in previous courses. People are living longer and working longer, which requires public health practitioners to have the skills and knowledge to lead public health through to 2050 and to be able to place disciplinary foci in the broader context of public health challenges. Public health needs are changing, and this course aims to address the public health challenges of the past, as well as those of the 21st century. this course uses a life course and integrated discipline approach to achieve the various core competencies required of public health graduates. The course content and outcomes are informed by the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions of Australia (CAPHIA) guidelines. Please note, that while CAPHIA does not provide accreditation for courses, they represent universities that offer public health programs and aims to promote high academic standards in public health education and practice. Completion of this course will prepare students for the other courses delivered in the Masters of Public Health program.

This course builds on content delivered in previous courses integrating the five disciplines and foundational competencies required of public health graduates. A team-based approach is applied where experts in each discipline will deliver a component of the course. Core content will be taught in small modules and then integrated into case-based learning so that students can understand the inter-connectedness of disciplines.

At the completion of this course, students will meet the following CAPHIA.

This course contains three (3) mandatory zoom-based workshops.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 18 May 2022