Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty hours over 5 days |
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to commit a further 60 hours in reading and self directed learning.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorMs Emma Brathwaite
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 4, 161 Barry Street
Carlton VIC 3010
Tel: +61 3 8344 0914
Fax: +61 3 8344 9130
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
This subject provides a comprehensive picture of emerging health issues for adolescents, focusing on young people from developing countries. Topics include: key stages of adolescent health and youth development; socio-cultural determinants in adolescent health; important topic areas including HIV/AIDS, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, mental health, nutrition and sexual and reproductive health.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
One take-home examination (40%) on the last day of the subject and one 3000-word essay (60%).
|Prescribed Texts:||A set of readings will be available prior to the subject commencing.|
|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 Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health. |
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare |
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development)
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
International Health |
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