- 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.
Health Practice Major | 2017
The Health Practice major includes a range of knowledge and skills important in health care such as communication, cultural competence, community health community development, and leadership, as well as a solid foundation in biomedical science. This major will provide a solid grounding in both the science and art of medicine.
As well as leading to entry to graduate medicine this major can lead to other postgraduate health professions. It can also lead to a career in medical and health research through Biomedical Science Honours and Doctoral studies. It will also lead to Masters studies in Business Administration (MBA), Public Health (MPH) and Indigenous Health (MSc(Indigenous Health)).
Major Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from a major in Health Practice will be able to:
- Critically examine effective models of health systems.
- Review and analyse social determinants of health, including how they apply in an Indigenous Health context.
- Demonstrate effective communication in health care practice through a variety of media.
The schedule for students undertaking the Health Practice major for the Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science and Health for 2nd and 3rd year, including core and major subjects, is detailed below:
|Subject Code||Subject Name||Credit Points||Session(s)|
|BIOL213||Principles of Biochemistry*||6||Autumn|
|CHEM212||Organic Chemistry II*||6||Autumn|
|MEDI211||Control Mechanisms Physiology*||6||Autumn|
|NMIH204||Reflection and Practice||6||Autumn|
|BIOL214||The Biochemistry of Energy and Metabolism||6||Spring|
|MEDI243||Comparative Indigenous Health Issues||6||Not available in 2017|
|NMIH205||Cultural Competence in Health Care Practice*||6||Spring|
|BIOL340||Cell and Molecular Biology||6||Autumn. First offered in 2018|
|CHEM358||Pharmacology*||6||Autumn. First offered in 2018|
|NMIH317||Promoting Clinical Excellence||6||Autumn|
|BIOL341||Immunity and Infection*||6||Spring. First offered in 2018|
|NMIH307||Leadership in Health Care Practice||6||Spring|
|MEDI344||Indigenous Community Development: Health Promotion||6||Spring|
|MEDI380||Integrated Science in Medicine (iSIM)*||12||Annual. First offered in 2018|