Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours (including regular superviosions) |
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.
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
This subject is a core subject of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. It is designed to provide a capstone experience to help students consolidate their tropical health training via an advanced professional work placement.
Students will undertake a supervised professional work placement in a setting and/or with an organisation appropriate to tropical health, in Australia or overseas. Each practicum experience will be individually tailored and negotiated by the student, the supervisor and the host organisation. Students will apply their academic knowledge and new skills to real-world tropical health challenges, further developing their specialist and professional skill set by contributing to the needs of an agency, institution, organisation or setting pertaining to tropical health. Each student will spend 30 hours in the selected workplace either as a block during one semester or distributed across one or two semesters.
The practicum experience will enable students to bridge the gap between the classroom and public health practice, whilst developing contacts with stakeholders and experts in the field of tropical health.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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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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