Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours: attendance at a half-day research training skills workshop (week 1 of semester), approximately fortnightly supervisor meetings, attendance at 2 full-day sessions for student oral presentations (week 11: of each semester). |
Total Time Commitment:
Students must have completed POPH90068 and either POPH90069 or POPH90070. In addition, students enrolling in a social sciences Research Project in Sexual Health must have completed POPH90200 (may be taken concurrently).
Alternatively, students enrolling in an epidemiology Research Project in Sexual Health must have completed POPH90146, POPH90147 Epidemiology in Practice (may be taken concurrently)
Plus other MPH subjects that are relevant to the proposed research topic.
Study Period Commencement:
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Henrietta Williams
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Tel: +61 3 9341 6249/6200
Fax: +61 3 9347 6757
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
Students will develop a research question in the discipline of sexual health and attempt to answer the question either by a systematic review of the published and unpublished literature or by the analysis of an existing data set, or by the development of a research protocol.
|Objectives:||At the end of this subject, students are expected to be able to: |
A 15 minute work in progress oral presentation due during the 11th week of the first semester of enrolment (10%) a 30 minute final oral presentation due during the 11th week of the second semester of enrolment (20%); a written submission, suitable for publication of between 5,000 and 8,000 words due during the examination period of the second semester of enrolment (70%). Students must pass the written research report assessment (hurdle).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Sexual Health |
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