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Overview

This course is offered in two modes: either face to face (on-campus) and fully online.

This course will introduce students to the public health and health care systems. Topics include: the history of public health, core functions of public health; surveillance and measurement of population health; principles of communicable and non-communicable disease control; social determinants of health; indigenous health; public health advocacy and evidence based public health; and an introduction to the Australian and other major health care systems.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Offering Terms

Term 1

Campus

Kensington

Delivery Mode

Fully online

Indicative contact hours

3

Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to postgrad-sphcm@unsw.edu.au

Course Outline

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Fees

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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