Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Subject Dates: 6th to 10th February, 2012
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.
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|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.
CoordinatorMs Emma Brathwaite
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 0909 / 9035 6765
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%).
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A set of readings will be available prior to the subject commencing.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Welfare |
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development)
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
Master of Public Health
Global Health |
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