School of Population Health

Course Offerings

The list below is a summary of the current Postgraduate Coursework offerings in the school. The list also indicates the mode and the term the course is usually taught. Please note the school may change the term a course is taught from time to time.

Please click on course codes below for course descriptions and further information about the course. If you have further questions about the course content please contact the course convenor directly.

Courses are offered in the following modes: INTERNAL (Face-to-face) and EXTERNAL (Distance). Most courses are offered both internally and externally in the same term.

A few external courses include a compulsory or optional introductory workshop which is held during the Residential School one week before Terms 1, 2 and 3 start. Additionally, some internal courses are offered in a series of of intensive workshops over 3-5 days. Please check the SPH Timetables for further information.

Courses with enrolments less than 20 may be cancelled. Students will be advised as soon as possible if a course will be cancelled and advised regarding other course options.

An individual course which is specified as a core course in one program may be taken as an elective in another program.

Course Name Term 1 2021 Term 2 2021         Term 3 2021      
Master of Public Health (MPH) Core Courses
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Perspectives of Health     Available
PHCM9041 Foundations in Public Health & Health Care Systems Available    
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health * Available    
PHCM9794 Foundations of Epidemiology   Available  
PHCM9795 Foundations of Biostatistics   Available  
Master of Health Leadership & Management (MHLM) Course Courses
PHCM9391 Strategy Policy & Change Available    
PHCM9441 Healthcare Economics & Financial Management Available    
PHCM9701 Health Leadership & Workforce Management   Available  
PHCM9748 Clinical Governance & Risk Management     Available
PHCM9781 Evidence-Informed Decision-Making (Students enrolled in a dual masters program are not permitted to enrol in this course)     Available
Master of Global Health (MGH) Core Courses
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Perspectives of Health     Available
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health * Available    
PHCM9605 Global Health and Development Available    
PHCM9794 Foundations of Epidemiology   Available  
PHCM9795 Foundations of Biostatistics   Available  
Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (MIDI) Core Courses
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health * Available    
PHCM9782 Infectious Disease Challenges: Epidemiology and Control Available    
PHCM9788 Outbreak Investigation and Intelligence     Available
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism and Health Intelligence     Available
PHCM9794 Foundations of Epidemiology   Available  
PHCM9795 Foundations of Biostatistics   Available  
Electives
PHCM9010 Community Development   Available  
PHCM9050 Immunisation Policy and Practice     Available
PHCM9082 Advanced Health Economics and Financial Management prerequisite: PHCM9441   Available  
PHCM9100 Academic Practice Available Available Available
PHCM9103 Independent Studies Available Available Available
PHCM9120 Qualitative Research Methods Available    
PHCM9129 Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease     Available
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods for Public Health     Available
PHCM9143 Internship Available   Available
PHCM9144 Research Project (12 uoc) Available Available Available
PHCM9148 Research Project (6 uoc) Available Available Available
PHCM9150 Research Project (18 uoc) Available Available Available
PHCM9331 Ethics & Law in Public Health     Available
PHCM9381 Policy Studies   Available  
PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in Health Care     Available
PHCM9471 Comparative Health Care Systems Available    
PHCM9517 Advanced Biostatistics & Statistical Computing prerequisite: PHCM9498     Available
PHCM9518 Casual Inference for Public Health prerequisite: PHCM9498     Available
PHCM9522 Politics, Surveillance and Public Health Available    
PHCM9606 Maternal and Child Health     Available
PHCM9612 Environmental Health   Available  
PHCM9615 Principles and Practice of Primary Health Care Services in the Community Available    
PHCM9626 Inequalities and Health Available    
PHCM9628 Health Impact Assessment     Available
PHCM9630 Public Health Perspectives of Indigenous Health Available    
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises, Emergencies and Disasters   Available  
PHCM9761 Public Health Aspects of Mental Health   Available  
PHCM9784 Communicable Disease Control in Global Health   Available  
PHCM9785 Predictive Modelling in Public Health Available    
PHCM9786 Global approaches to Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Cancer Prevention     Available
PHCM9787 Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting Available    
PHCM9790 Digital Health - Principles, Practice and Evidence     Available
PHCM9791 Implementation Science   Available  
PHCM9792 Injury Prevention and Control Available    
PLuS Alliance Arizona State University Courses (Please refer to the PLuS Alliance timetable to see when ASU courses are offered to UNSW students)
YMED5000 Integrated Emergency Management      
YMED5001 Homeland Security      
YMED5002 Hazards Governance      
YMED5003 Public Management             
YMED5004 IT in Emergency Management      
YMED5005 Community Resilience and Recovery                 
YMED5006 Interoperability for Emergency Managers       
YMED5007 Critical Incident Stress Management             
YMED5008 Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice             
YMED5009 Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security       
 
 

* PHCM9498 is only available to students enrolled in 2020 or earlier

Course Name Term 1 2020 Term 2 2020         Term 3 2020      
MPH CORE
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Perspectives of Health     Internal or External
PHCM9041 Foundations in Public Health & Health Care Systems Internal or External    
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health Internal or External    
MHM CORE
PHCM9391 Strategy Policy & Change Internal or External    
PHCM9441 Healthcare Economics & Financial Management Internal or External    
PHCM9701 Health Leadership & Workforce Management   Internal or External  
PHCM9748 Clinical Governance & Risk Management     Internal or External
PHCM9781 Evidence-Informed Decision-Making     Internal or External
MIPH CORE
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Perspectives of Health     Internal or External
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health Internal or External    
PHCM9605 International Health Internal or External    
MIDI CORE
PHCM9050 Immunisation Policy and Practice     Internal or External
PHCM9782 Infectious Disease Challenges: Epidemiology and Control Internal or External    
PHCM9788 Outbreak Investigation & Intelligence   Internal or External  
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism & Health Intelligence Internal or External   External
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health OR Internal or External    
PHCM9781 Evidence-Informed Decision-Making     Internal or External
ELECTIVE
PHCM9010 Community Development   Internal or External  
PHCM9082 Advanced Health Economics and Financial Management prerequisite: PHCM9441   Internal or External  
PHCM9100 Academic Practice Internal   Internal
PHCM9103 Independent Studies Available Available Available
PHCM9108 Program Design and Evaluation     Internal or External
PHCM9120 Qualitative Research Methods Internal or External    
PHCM9129 Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease     Internal or External
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods for Public Health     Internal or External
PHCM9143 Internship Available   Available
PHCM9144 Project (12 UoC) Available Available Available
PHCM9145 Project (6 UoC) Available Available Available
PHCM9148 Minor Project (6 UoC) Available Available Available
PHCM9150 Major Project (18 UoC) Available Available Available
PHCM9151 Major Project (9 UoC) Available Available Available
PHCM9152 Major Project (6 UoC) Available Available Available
PHCM9331 Ethics & Law in Public Health     Internal or External
PHCM9381 Policy Studies   Internal or External  
PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in Health Care     Internal or External
PHCM9443 Health Economics & Financing for Developing Countries   Internal or External  
PHCM9471 Comparative Health Care Systems Internal or External    
PHCM9517 Advanced Biostatistics & Statistical Computing prerequisite: PHCM9498     Internal or External
PHCM9518 Advanced Epidemiology prerequisite: PHCM9498   Internal or External  
PHCM9522 Politics, Surveillance & Public Health Internal or External    
PHCM9604 Tobacco, Alcohol & Illicit Drugs   Internal or ExternalInternal or External  
PHCM9606 Reproductive, Maternal & Children's Health     Internal or External
PHCM9612 Environmental Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9615 Principles and Practice of Primary Health Care Internal or External    
PHCM9617 Contemporary Issues in Ageing Internal or External    
PHCM9622 The Global Hiv Epidemic: Social Aspects & Impacts   Internal or External  
PHCM9626 Inequalities and Health     Offered in 2021
PHCM9628 Health Impact Assessment Internal or External    
PHCM9630 Public Health Perspectives of Indigenous Health External    
PHCM9632 Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Across the Lifespan      
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises, Emergencies and Disasters     Internal or External
PHCM9761 Public Health Aspects of Mental Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9783 Communicable Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies and Disasters - with World Health Organization (not offered 2020)      
PHCM9784 Tropical Disease Control   Internal or External  
PHCM9785 Predictive Modelling in Public Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9786 Global approaches to Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes & Cancer Prevention   Internal or External  
PHCM9787 Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting      
PHCM9790 Digital Health - Principles, Practice and Evidence     Internal or External
PLuS Alliance Arizona State University Courses (Please refer to the PLuS Alliance timetable to see when ASU courses are offered to UNSW students)
YMED5000 Integrated Emergency Management      
YMED5001 Homeland Security      
YMED5002 Hazards Governance      
YMED5003 Public Management             
YMED5005 Community Resilience and Recovery                 
YMED5006 Interoperability for Emergency Managers       
YMED5008 Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice             
YMED5009 Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security