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Health

250.100 Health Communication 15 credits
This course examines the key principles, ethics and theories of effective health communication for positive health change in individuals and communities. Students will learn to develop and critically analyse health-related messages and research, engage with culturally diverse audiences, and consider social, biological and environmental determinants in health communication.
250.205 Principles and Practice of Epidemiology 15 credits
The course provides an introduction to epidemiology; the study of the distribution and determinants of human health.
250.210 Independent Study 15 credits
250.218 Special Topic 15 credits
250.303 Systems Thinking and Design for Health 15 credits
An analysis of ideas and methods from both systems thinking and design for the purpose of understanding health issues in order to create good health experiences for people.
250.310 Independent Study 15 credits
250.318 Special Topic 15 credits
250.320 Work Integrated Learning in Health Sciences 15 credits
This course will provide an experiential environment to gain practical experience within the Health Sciences.
250.331 Health of Communities 15 credits
Strategies for assessing and promoting the health of populations are examined and local, national and international responses to health issues explored.
250.701 Quantitative Methods in Public Health 30 credits
The course provides advanced training in the selection and application of quantitative methods in public health. Topics will include: the analysis of national, regional and local health data systems, coding of disease and injury, survey design and analysis, sampling and questionnaire development, critical evaluation of statistic literature, bivariate and multivariate methods for analysing continuous and discrete public health data, and privacy and ethical considerations in the storage and analysis of health data. The course will involve using the software packages such as SAS and Stata as well as online statistical analysis software.

Public Health

250.703 Health Communication 15 credits
This course examines the primary factors that influence the effective communication and adoption of positive health behaviours by individuals and communities. Students will review: micro and macro-level theories of health communication; audience engagement and persuasion; the impact of evolving public attitudes to health knowledge; innovative methods for health communication.

Health

250.704 Special Topic 15 credits
250.705 Special Topic 30 credits
250.706 Applied Health Analytics 15 credits
This course provides students with the analytical, writing and communication skills and tools to formulate a project to investigate a client's research question.
250.710 Independent Study 15 credits
250.711 Independent Study 30 credits
250.801 Special Topic 30 credits
250.808 Independent Study 15 credits
250.809 Independent Study 30 credits
250.810 Thesis 90 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
250.811 Thesis 90 Credits Part I 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
250.812 Thesis 90 Credits Part II 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
250.813 Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
250.814 Thesis 120 Credits Part I 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
250.815 Thesis 120 Credits Part II 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
250.816 Professional Project 60 credits
Professional practice within the subject area that will be conducted individually and assessment of the outcome of the investigation may be in a variety of ways.
250.817 Research Report 60 credits
Candidates are required to conduct a piece of independent research under supervision and to produce a report of the research for examination.
250.818 Research Report 30 credits
Candidates are required to conduct a piece of independent research under supervision and to produce a report of the research for examination.