Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|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). |
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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.
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a research question in an area of Global Public Health which can be answered by a critical review of the published and unpublished literature, by the analysis of an existing data set or the development of a research protocol.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 eleventh week of the first semester of enrolment (15%); an oral presentation of 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation, 5 minutes questions), due during the eleventh week of the second semester of enrolment (20%); a written research report of 5000 to 8,000 words, due during the examination period of the second semester of enrolment (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:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Global Health |
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