PUB707 Public Health Foundations

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PUB707 Public Health Foundations


The course examines the concept of public health and its historical development in Australia and internationally. You will explore patterns and trends of health in Australia, including inequities and inequalities affecting different groups within the population such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. You will use a holistic, ecological model of health to examine a range of influences on mental, physical, social and spiritual health and well-being, including social, cultural, economic, political, natural and built environments that can promote, protect or harm the health of communities.

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Enrolled in Program SC511, SC740, SC611, SC711, SC713 or ED705
SCI111 or CPH251 or PUB251 or PUB712 or PUB112
Semester of offer: *
  • South Bank: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
Mathematics,Statistics,Computing,Built Environment,OtherHlth:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

PUB707 Course Outline Semester 2, 2017 (PDF 751KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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