Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours (intensive delivery) |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene or the Specialist Certificate in Practice of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
Study Period Commencement:
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|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
Effective practitioners of public health require sound laboratory, clinical and field skills to confidently work in tropical health settings. During this 25-point subject of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Health, students will gain real skills through hands-on activities and experience over a four-week period in Thailand, hosted by Mahidol University’s Faculty of Tropical Medicine.
Students will become familiar with a tropical health laboratory practice as they prepare, view, and recognise an unparalleled range of live and fixed laboratory specimens relating to tropical disease.
Three field trips will be held in different parts of Thailand on different aspects of tropical health:
In the field students will:
In addition, students will:
This subject is a core subject of the DTM&H.
Please note, in addition to the subject fee, students are required to cover costs of international travel and some accommodation in Bangkok. Explanation and guidance will be given to students in this regard.
By the end of this subject students will be able to:
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Students will be issued key readings for this subject.
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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 |
Specialist Certificate in Practice of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
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