|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
This subject provides an introduction and overview of the discipline of public health,including the core principles of prevention, promotion and protection that underpin it. Students will gain knowledge and skills to assess public health interventions across a range of issues - including policy and service - relevant to both communicable and noncommunicable disease and injury burden in a range of locations. Course content will draw on both domestic and international examples but will retain a special focus on issues most relevant to the tropics
|Study Period 1, External|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Ms Jemma King, Professor Richard Franklin, Assoc. Professor Steph Topp, Professor Peter Leggat|
|Lecturers:||Professor Richard Franklin, Assoc. Professor Steph Topp, Dr John Grundy, Professor Peter Leggat.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (45%); mid-semester exam (20%); assignments (35%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.