Special Project in Public Health

10 Units

This course will enable students to take a Public Health project in a topic of interest to themselves. It will provide the opportunity to explore in depth a topic of Public Health significance under the guidance of a supervisor from the Public Health Academic staff. A learning contract will be negotiated between the student and their supervisor at the commencement of the semester the student is enrolled. It is envisaged that a minimum of monthly meetings will be held with the student's supervisor. The project may entail an in-depth review of the literature in the topic area or an analysis of an existing data set. This will be clearly set out in a learning contract to be draw up between the Academic supervisor and the student.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Medicine and Public Health
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009


To enable the student to undertake a project in an area of interest related to public health.

-demonstrate the ability to define a specific area of special interest to you in the Public Health ares; -demonstrate the ability to think critically about area of special interest to you in the Public Health area; -present a critical analysis of the relevant literature in a special area of special interest; -undertake a secondary analysis of data in an area of Public health.


Monthly meetings with academic supervisor - contract to be set up based on the topic

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition Not applicable
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Individual Supervision
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - One written assignment
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for PUBH6303

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