Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Medicine

School

Public Health School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours

Assessment methods

Essay, Policy Brief, Literature Review

Course coordinator

Dr Yibeltal Alemu

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 External External Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

Description: This course covers several themes aimed at providing students with an understanding of the: variety of conceptions of health and of development, and how they are measured; fundamentals of the demographic and epidemiological transitions and the bi-directional interactions between health and development; social, economic and political components of development and their specific interactions with disease, mortality and fertility; a wide perspective on the determinants of health and disease, and health improvement in the international context; and, an understanding of the organisations and individuals working in international health and their strengths and weaknesses. This course may not be offered if the enrolment is less than 10 students.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2020 Herston Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2020 External External Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2018 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 External External Course Profile