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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with supervisor, one hour weekly or fortnightly. |
Total Time Commitment: Total time commitment is expected to average 8 - 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||505-961 Global Health Impacts of Drug Use505-960 Harm Reduction - HIV in Drug Users|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAustralian International Health Inst.
|Subject Overview:|| |
Students will carry out a defined research project - a critical review, an analysis of an existing data set, or collection and analysis of data to answer a hypothesis on a harm reduction topic approved by a supervisor and judged to be capable of generating a publication in an Australian or international journal. Supervisors will be health professionals working in harm reduction or related fields. Opportunities may exist for research projects to be undertaken in international settings, particularly in Asia.
|Assessment:||Initial 15-minute verbal presentation (10%); final 15-minute verbal presentation (20%); written submission of 6,000-8,000-words (70%). Students must pass the written research report assessment, and must receive a combined score for the research report and the presentations of at least 50% in order to pass the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is a Master of Public Health Research Project.
Subject Coordinators: Mr Gary Reid 9282 2219
Master of Public Health |
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