Module one, Positioning Yourself in Public Health requires students to use self-assessment tools to identify public health capabilities and career interests and aspirations. The second module Professional Practice and Career Development in Public Health provides students with the opportunity to engage with professional practice in public health, career development opportunities, and transferrable skills for future work. In the third module, Applied Public Health Research, students will be supported to consolidate and further extend applied research skills for public health, including in research design, research ethics, collaborative and inclusive research approaches, and research translation. The final module focuses on Communication for Public Health and will enable students to develop and apply skills in public health advocacy, the use of new media and technologies in public health promotion, and strategies for developing health information, education and communication outputs.
This is a core course in the Bachelor of International Public Health (3880) comprising 6 units of credit towards the total required for completion of the study program.