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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with supervisor. International Health research report tutorials (2 hours per month). |
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Total time commitment is expected to average 8 - 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||None. This is normally the last subject undertaken in the Master of Public Health.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
CoordinatorDr Owen Lewis
Nossal Institute for Global Health
School of Population Health
To develop and address a research question in an area of International Public Health which can be answered by a critical review of the published and unpublished literature, by the analysis of an existing data set or the development of a research protocol. Supervisors will be health professionals in active practice in international public health.
|Objectives:||To provide the student with the skills to demonstrate her/his ability to integrate and apply international health research principles and practice to a specific health issue or question.|
Initial 15-minute verbal presentation (10%); final 15-minute presentation (20%); written report, of between 5,000-10,000 words (70%). Students must pass the written 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.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||This subject is a Master of Public Health Research Project. |
Master of Public Health |
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