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Social Epidemiology | 2020
Social epidemiology is an important area of public health, in which the patterns, causes and determinants of disease are investigated. Students in the Social Epidemiology major will graduate with knowledge and skills in navigating health, social and welfare datasets; translating data into evidence to inform policy decisions and evidence based practice.
Students will address the societal risk factors that affect the health and wellbeing of populations. Graduates are sought after in health data management systems, research and health related services to help describe, analyse and use health and disease data to identify health problems and provide information to plan health strategies.
Subjects Required for Major
A major in Social Epidemiology requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of subjects in accordance with the table below.
|Subject Code||Subject Name||Credit Points||Session(s)|
|GEOG221||Population Geography: People, Place, Inequality||6||Autumn|
|CSIT115||Data Management and Security||6||Autumn, Spring|
|HAS 215||Healthy Public Policy||6||Spring|
|GEOG231||Maps and Apps for Social Scientists||6||Spring|
|HAS 346||Social Advocacy||6||Autumn|
|HAS 390||Community Engagement and Development for Social Change||6||Autumn|
|GEOG338||Planning Urban Futures||6||Autumn|
|HAS 360||Advanced Epidemiology||6||Spring|
In addition to the core subjects required for the Bachelor of Public Health and selected major, students will need to complete 24 credit points of elective subjects from the General Schedule
(Dean's Scholars are required to complete 18 credit points). No more than 12 credit points of elective subjects shall be completed at 100 level.
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