Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Health Policy was formerly know as Health and Public Policy. Students who have completed Health and Public Policy are not to enrol in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Helen Jordan
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
The subject focuses on the decisions, usually made by governments, which determine the present and future objectives underlying a country’s health services and programs. The following topics will be covered:
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
One essay due mid-semester, 2000 words (40%); one presentation of 10 mins (20%) due mid-semester. One essay due during the examination period, 2000 words (40%)
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Students will also have access to electronic copies of relevant readings.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
Master of Public Health |
100 Point Master of Journalism |
100 Point Master of Social Policy
150 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Social Policy
Electives in the Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Disease)
Health Economics and Economic Evaluation
Health Program Evaluation
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