Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
Professor Vivian Lin, La Trobe University
Victorian Consortium of Public Health
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
In this unit, students are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to participate competently in the development, implementation and analysis of health policy at a level appropriate to a generalist public health practitioner. This unit is taught as part of the Victorian Consortium of Public Health.
On completing this unit students should be able to:
One group project exercise and presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words each) (20%) two 600-word policy analyses (40%) one 2,000-word major policy project final report (40%)
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Palmer, G and Short, S 2000, Health care and public policy: an Australian analysis, 3rd edn, Macmillan, Melbourne
|Recommended Texts:||Buse K, Mays N, and Walt G 2005, Making health policy, Open University Press, Maidenhead |
Lewis, J 2005, Health policy and politics: networks, ideas and power, IP Communications, Melbourne
Gardner, H and Barraclough, S 2002, Health policy in Australia, 2nd edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne
Duckett, S 2004, The Australian health care system, 2nd edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne
|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 Economics/Economic Evaluation
Health Program Evaluation
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