- Students are to follow the requirements of the Handbook for the year they commenced the course.
However, the subject links below do not contain the subject information for the current year. You can view current subject information through the new Course Handbook.
Public Health | 2017
Public Health is a stream of social science that aims to improve health and build a quality of life that goes beyond freedom from deprivation and disease. Public health professionals apply knowledge and skill based on the systematic and scientific analysis of populations and their environments to identify problems and formulate solutions.
Subjects Required for Major Study
A major in Public Health requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of subjects in accordance with the table and recommended progression below.
|Subject Code||Subject Name||Credit Points||Session(s)|
|HAS 230||Contemporary Public Health Issues||6||Autumn|
|HAS 231||Health Promotion||6||Autumn|
|GEOG231||Maps and Apps for Social Scientists*||6||Spring|
|HAS 251||Introduction to Epidemiology||6||Spring|
|HAS 349||Research Skills in Public Health||6||Autumn|
|HAS 350||Social Determinants of Indigenous Health||6||Spring|
|HAS 346||Social Advocacy||6||Spring|
|HAS 347||Social Sciences Project||6||Spring|