School of Public Health and Community Medicine

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 semester the course is usually taught. Please note the school may change the semester 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). Some courses may be offered both internally and externally in the same semester.

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

Internal 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.

Course Name Semester 1 2018 Semester 2 2018                 
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 (Students enrolled in a dual masters program are not permitted to enrol in this course)   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 Current Challenges in Infectious Diseases Internal or External    
PHCM9788 Infectious Diseases Intelligence   Internal or External  
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism and Health Intelligence   Internal or External  
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health OR Internal or External    
PHCM9781 Evidence-Informed Decision-Making (Students enrolled in a dual masters program or who have taken PHCM9498 are not permitted to enrol in this course)   Internal or External  
ELECTIVE
PHCM9010 Community Development Internal or External    
PHCM9082 Advanced Health Economics and Financial Management prerequisite: PHCM9441      
PHCM9100 Academic Practice Internal Internal  
PHCM9103 Independent Studies Available Available  
PHCM9108 Program Design and Evaluation   Internal or External  
PHCM9120 Qualitative Research Methods Internal or External    
PHCM9129 Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease      
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods for Public Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9143 Internship Available Available  
PHCM9148 Research Project (6 uoc) Available Available  
PHCM9150 Research Project (18 uoc) 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 and Financing for Developing Countries      
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 and Public Health Internal or External    
PHCM9604 Tobacco, Alcohol & Illicit Drugs External    
PHCM9606 Reproductive, Maternal and Children's Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9609 Rural and Remote International Health      
PHCM9612 Environmental Health Internal or External    
PHCM9615 Principles and Practice of Primary Health Care Services in the Community      
PHCM9617 Contemporary Issues in Ageing Internal or External    
PHCM9622 The Global Hiv Epidemic: Social Aspects and Impacts   Internal or External  
PHCM9626 Inequalities and Health      
PHCM9628 Health Impact Assessment      
PHCM9630 Public Health Perspectives of Indigenous Health External    
PHCM9632 Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Across the Lifespan   External  
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises, Emergencies and Disasters   Internal or External  
PHCM9731 Outbreak Investigation   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      
PHCM9784 Tropical Disease Control   Internal or External  
PHCM9785 Predictive Modelling in Public Health      
PHCM9786 Global Non-Communicable Disease: population approaches      
PHCM9787 Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting   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             
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       
YMED5010 GIS and analysis                      
 

Course Name Term 1 2019 Term 2 2019         Term 3 2019       
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 (Students enrolled in a dual masters program are not permitted to enrol in this course)     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 Current Challenges in Infectious Diseases Internal or External    
PHCM9788 Infectious Diseases Intelligence   Internal or External  
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism and Health Intelligence Internal or External    
PHCM9498 Epidemiology & Statistics for Public Health OR Internal or External    
PHCM9781 Evidence-Informed Decision-Making (Students enrolled in a dual masters program or who have taken PHCM9498 are not permitted to enrol in this course)     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
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods for Public Health     Internal or External
PHCM9143 Internship Available   Available
PHCM9148 Research Project (6 uoc) Available Available Available
PHCM9150 Research Project (18 uoc) Available Available Available
PHCM9331 Ethics & Law in Public Health     External
PHCM9381 Policy Studies   Internal or External  
PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in Health Care     Internal or External
PHCM9443 Health Economics and 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 and Public Health     Internal or External
PHCM9604 Tobacco, Alcohol & Illicit Drugs External    
PHCM9606 Reproductive, Maternal and Children's Health     Internal or External
PHCM9609 Rural and Remote International Health Internal or External    
PHCM9612 Environmental Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9615 Principles and Practice of Primary Health Care Services in the Community Internal or External    
PHCM9617 Contemporary Issues in Ageing Internal or External    
PHCM9622 The Global Hiv Epidemic: Social Aspects and Impacts   Internal or External  
PHCM9626 Inequalities and Health     Internal
PHCM9628 Health Impact Assessment Internal or External    
PHCM9630 Public Health Perspectives of Indigenous Health Internal or External    
PHCM9632 Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Across the Lifespan     External
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises, Emergencies and Disasters     Internal or External
PHCM9731 Outbreak Investigation     Internal or External
PHCM9761 Public Health Aspects of Mental Health   External  
PHCM9783 Communicable Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies and Disasters - with World Health Organization   Internal or External  
PHCM9784 Tropical Disease Control   Internal or External  
PHCM9785 Predictive Modelling in Public Health   Internal or External  
PHCM9786 Global Non-Communicable Disease: population approaches   Internal or External  
PHCM9787 Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting     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             
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       
YMED5010 GIS and analysis