Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:
Program Coordinator - Fiona Burns
Email - DTMH@commercial.unimelb.edu.au
Phone - (03) 9810 3148
This 12.5-point subject is a core and foundational subject of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H). It is designed to provide requisite learning in tropical and global health upon which students will build during subsequent subjects for the course.
The content includes terminology, concepts and data relating to tropical disease and global health, as well essentials of epidemiology and biostatistics method of importance to practitioners of tropical health. Students will have the opportunity to enhance critical appraisal skills, and their overall health literacy, in relation to tropical health publications and information.
This subject will comprise a series of online presentations each linked to assessment tasks. Students must complete this subject before progressing to other subjects within the DTM&H.
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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Key readings will be made available to students.
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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.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/tropicalmedicine/|
Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene |
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