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PUB HLTH 7094EX - Public Health Practicum

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 4120
Campus: External
Contact: Placement equivalent to approximately one day per week over a full time Semester.
Restriction: Only available to students enrolled in the Master of Public Health.
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: Students must have completed all of their core MPH courses prior to undertaking their practicum, other than by written permission of the program coordinator.
Incompatible: PUB HLTH 7095EX and PUB HLTH 7079
Assessment: Journal/logbook, oral presentation, workplace supervisor report, project report.

The MPH Practicum provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience, at a professional practitioner level, with an industry partner working in the public health sector. Students undertake a population health project (or series of related activities) in a practice context. Through the practicum project students apply public health concepts, skills and knowledge obtained through their studies as well as participating in activities that further develop their skill set, add new tools to their professional toolkit, and assist them to understand organisational cultures and the everyday challenges of public health practice.

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Study Level

Postgraduate Coursework
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Program of Study

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* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4120 Mon 09/08/2021 Wed 18/08/2021 Fri 17/09/2021 Fri 29/10/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
26207 01EX 10 10 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.