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TM5513 - Public Health Management, Leadership, Planning and Policy

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject introduces management theory, policy, project planning, advocacy and leadership as they pertain to public health. Topics include: people management, leadership, policy, project management,advocacy, workforce and project evaluation. Case studies will be reviewed, discussed and critiqued as part of the learning process. This subject prepares students to be able to deliver public health programs and to apply their public health knowledge into a work setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • appraise the basic principles of management theory;
  • appraise the important attributes of leadership;
  • critique and appraise public health policy;
  • construct a public health program;
  • distinguish key elements of effective management communication.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (50%) - Individual
  • Participation > Online participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 2 - (50%) - Individual.

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 8
Census Date 12-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching 30-Jul-2020 to 01-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 8
Census Date 12-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.