Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Either a one 2-hour lecture or one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: In addition students are expected to undertake at least 8 hours per week in further reading, preparation for tutorials and undertaking written assignments and examination preparation.
Students are strongly advised to have completed 505-102 Epidemiology or equivalent
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
Professor Malcolm Sim, Monash University
Victorian Consortium of Public Health
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||To give students an understanding of the principles and techniques of hazard identification and risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication; and to illustrate these principles by providing examples of how chemical, physical and biological factors in our environment may influence health. |
|Objectives:||At the end of this subject, students should be able to: |
A minor assignment (30%), a major assignment (40%), plus a multiple choice question examination (30%)
Cromar N et al. Environmental Health in Australia and New Zealand. Oxford University Press 2004.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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 Consortium subject.|
Epidemiology and Biostatistics |
Health Program Evaluation
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