Refer to the specific census and withdrawal datesfor the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Completion of the 144 credit point, three year Bachelor of Public Health degree or equivalent.
This unit aims for students to develop critical and analytic skills as applied to contemporary global public health and health science research. It provides students with advanced knowledge in specific areas of public health and health science from a global context. Seminars will focus on topics such as current public health thinking and practice and global dimensions of local health, as well as on skills in evidence appraisal and systematic searching. Students will be active learners through the presentation of two seminars to the class during the semester, and will lead the discussion that follows. Students will provide a written review of a topic that is related to their specific research project that demonstrates advanced theoretical understanding of the issues and research relating to that topic.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Seminar and/or online learning activity (3 hours).