Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Subject Dates: 18 - 22 July, 2016
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours: 5 x 6 hours days in a block |
Total Time Commitment:
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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.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Grant Blashki
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Currently enrolled students:
Improving global health in the long term requires a deep appreciation of the impact of environmental issues at local, national and global scales. Three key public health threats that require complex multidisciplinary solutions are climate change, water security, and nuclear weapons. Students of this subject will explore these interrelated planetary challenges, their profound implications for population health, and the demand for high level integrated problem solving in the coming decades.
On the completion of this subject students should be able to:
Hurdle Requirement: Attendance at a minimum of 80% is required to pass this subject.
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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.mspgh.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Climate Change |
Education and Social Change
Electives in the Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Disease)
Environment and Public Health
Integrated Water Catchment Management
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