Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
July, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Supervised Project completed in one semester.
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|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 a half-day session of student presentations (week 5), attendance at two full day sessions for student oral presentations (week 11). |
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Students must have also completed other MPH subjects that are relevant to the proposed research topic.
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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 Shyamali Larsen
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 4, 161 Barry Street
Tel: +61 3 8344 0912
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
Students will develop and address a research question in an area of Global Public Health which can be answered by a critical review of the published and unpublished literature, by the analysis of an existing data set or the development of a research protocol. Supervisors will be health professionals in active practice in global health.
At the end of this subject, students are expected to be able to:
An oral presentation of 15 minutes (10 minute presentation, 5 minutes questions), due during the fifth week of semester (15%); an oral presentation of 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation, 5 minutes questions), due during the eleventh week of semester (20%); a written research report of 5000 to 8000 words, due during the examination period (65%). Students must pass the written research report (hurdle).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
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Master of Public Health |
Global Health |
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