• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code CHME-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate
Culture Health and Medicine Specialisation

We offer a Culture, Health and Medicine specialisation to give you an introductory understanding of the area that is also a pathway to a Masters degree in the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Culture, Health and Medicine specialisation, students will have skills and knowledge to:
  1. critically apply theoretical frameworks and research techniques to understanding national and international issues and problems;
  2. relate a field of study in the arts, humanities or social sciences to its wider cultural and societal context;
  3. critically evaluate ideas and develop creative solutions to complex problems; and
  4. communicate and debate complex issues both orally and in writing, using a variety of media.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ANTH6004 Religion, Ritual and Cosmology 6
ANTH6009 Culture and Development 6
ANTH6017 Culture, Social Justice and Aboriginal Society Today 6
ANTH6025 Gender and Cross-Cultural Perspective 6
ANTH6026 Medicine, Healing and the Body 6
ANTH6057 Culture and Person 6
ANTH6064 Anthropology of Environmental Disasters 6
ANTH6514 Anthropology of Media 6
ANTH6515 Crossing Borders: Migration, Identity and Livelihood 6
ANTH6516 Violence and Terror 6
ANTH6518 Food for Thought: Anthropological theories of food and eating 6
ANTH6519 Social Animals: anthropological perspectives on animal-human relationships 6
BIAN6013 Human Evolution 6
BIAN6115 Race and Human Genetic Variation 6
BIAN6119 Nutrition, Disease and the Environment 6
BIAN6120 Culture, Biology & Population Dynamics 6
BIOL6106 Biosecurity 6
BIOL6141 Infection and Immunity 6
BIOL6144 Molecular Immunology 6
BIOL6191 Biology, Society and Ethics 6
  ECON 6013: Behavioural Economics
ENVS6005 Sustainable Urban Systems 6
ENVS6013 Society and Environmental Change 6
ENVS6025 Complex Environmental Problems in Action 6
ENVS6033 International Environmental Policy 6
ENVS6101 Environment and Society: Geography of Sustainability 6
ENVS6103 Introduction to Environmental and Social Research 6
ENVS6104 Australia's Environment 6
ENVS6108 Sustainable Development 6
ENVS6306 Human Futures 6
GEND6021 Trauma, Memory and Culture 6
HIST8018 A Globalising World 6
LING6015 Language, Culture and Translation 6
LING6021 Cross Cultural Communication 6
POLS6100 The Politics of Empire 6
POLS6101 Refugee Politics: Displacement and Exclusion in the 20th and 21st Centuries 6
SCOM8014 Communicating Science with the Public 6
SOCY6045 Third World Development 6
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