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Master of Health and International Development
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Objectives:
This course aims to meet the needs of dual labour market niches by providing the opportunity for health care professionals to understand and operate in a development context and international development specialists to gain an understanding of the uses of primary health care.This course articulates with the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma in either International Development or Primary Health Care.Specifically, the course aims to provide students with: * an understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and empirical issues of international development; * an understanding of comprehensive primary health care as it applies in the developing world; * critical insights into the social, political and cultural processes, as well as the institutional contexts that shape health and development issues, research, policy and practice; * knowledge and skills in the field of international development and primary health care, enabling them to better plan, develop, manage and evaluate health initiatives and programs. Learning outcomesGraduates will have: * an understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and empirical issues of international development; * an understanding of comprehensive primary health care as it applies in the developing world; * critical insights into the social, political and cultural processes, as well as the institutional contexts that shape health and development issues, research, policy and practice; * knowledge and skills in the field of international development and primary health care, enabling them to better plan, develop, manage and evaluate health initiatives and programs.
Entry Requirements:
Basic level entry requires the completion of 72 units of work and is normally available to applicants who hold an approved degree or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution and typically have achieved a minimum of a credit average.Progressive level entry requires the completion of 54 units of work. Up to 18 units of credit will be awarded to applicants who: * have completed the Graduate Certificate in International Development; or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care in Developing Countries; or an approved equivalent; OR * have not less than 2 years' work experience in the field of international development or primary health care.Advanced level entry requires the completion of 36 units of work. Up to 36 units of credit will be awarded to applicants who: * have completed the Graduate Diploma in International Development; or a Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care or an approved equivalent; OR * have at least 5 years' working experience in the field of public health and international development and have demonstrated excellence in practice.Demonstrated excellence in practice will include any combination of the following appropriate to the field: * publication of at least 2 papers in refereed journals; * publication of at least 5 papers in non-refereed journals or other publications appropriate to the field; * evidence of having written at least 4 reports to government or other organisations as a result of research or project work.The Board may also, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
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Master of Health and International Development
Course Description:
The Master of Health and International Development is a 72-unit program offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Social Sciences on a fee-paying basis.

PROGRAM OF STUDY [November, 2008]

To qualify for the Master of Health and International Development, a student must complete 72 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.

Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.

All students must complete the following 6-unit core topics (normally the core topics are to be completed before any elective studies begin and the 12-unit topic is taken at the end of the course).

Core topics

DVST8023
    

Development Problems, Policies and Programs [S2]
    

6

PHCA8001
    

Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing
    

6

PHCA8007
    

Research for Social Epidemiology
    

6

PHCA8904
    

Primary Health Care in Developing Countries
    

6

PHCA8929
    

International Health Program Design
    

6

and

PHCA8924
    

Public Health: Practice Development
    

12

Elective topics *

DVST8021
    

The West and the Rest #
    

6

DVST9041
    

Gender, Public Health and International Development #
    

6

DVST9043
    

Gender Analysis
    

6

DVST9044
    

Gender Mainstreaming
    

6

DVST9112
    

MA (International Development) Research Project **
    

12

NUTDxxxx
    

Public Health Nutrition
    

6

PHCA8005
    

Designing Questionnaires and Surveys
    

6

PHCA8006
    

Qualitative Research Methods
    

6

PHCA8008
    

Public Health: Frameworks for Change
    

6

PHCA8313
    

Social Determinants of Indigenous Health
    

6

PHCA8917
    

Evaluation in Public Health
    

6

PHCA8918
    

Health Promotion: Integrating into Practice
    

6

PHCA8919
    

Food Policy for Public Health Practice
    

6

PHCA8922
    

Childhood and Public Health
    

6

PHCA8925
    

Leadership and the New Public Health
    

6

PHCA8927
    

Social Statistics for Public Health
    

6

POAD8102
    

Management in Non-Government Organisations
    

6

PPHR9004
    

Population Studies
    

6

PPHR9006
    

Equity and Human Resource Development
    

6

PPHR9022
    

Women's Health and Child Survival
    

6

* With the permission of the course coordinator, students maybe permitted to undertake other appropriate topics as electives.

** Upon approval of course coordinators.

# Not offered in 2009.

Except with permission of the Faculty Board:

    * the program must be completed full-time within four consecutive semesters or part-time within 10 consecutive semesters. A lesser period may be set for students granted credit for prior studies;
    * except with the permission of the Board no topic may be attempted more than twice.

The award of a grade of Fail (F) in 18 units or more topics, or the award of a grade of Fail (F) in the same topic on more than one occasion, may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.
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