• Code POPH8106
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Research School of Population Health
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Population Health
  • Areas of interest Public Health
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Katie Glass
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2021
    First Semester 2021
    Autumn Session 2021
    Winter Session 2021
    Second Semester 2021
    Spring Session 2021
    See Future Offerings

This course is available online and in person. On-campus activities for the 2021 in-person class may be available depending on COVID-19 restrictions.

This course provides students with an opportunity to undertake a public health research project, on a topic of their choice, by collecting data and analysing, presenting and writing up their research results. The topic is chosen and the research project is developed in POPH8315. Students need to achieve a minimum Distinction grade in POPH8315 to enrol in this course. Students' research projects are supervised by one, or more, specific supervisors and the course convenor facilitates and monitors the students progress. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding and critical analysis of an area of public health, including the current state of research in the field, and a conceptual understanding of potential avenues to advance the knowledge in the field
  2. Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of public health research practice
  3. Demonstrate enhanced research skills, including collecting and analysing data
  4. Demonstrate enhanced skills in information literacy and oral and written communication

Indicative Assessment

  • Formative feedback is given throughout the course including within the first 50% of the session.
  • Final written research paper (5000 word limit) and supporting logbook (5000 word limit) (100%; LO 1, 2, 3, 4)

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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed POPH8315 with a minimum 70%

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 24 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
19.00 0.39583
20.00 0.41667
21.00 0.43750
22.00 0.45833
23.00 0.47917
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $685 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $980 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1599 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 In Person N/A
Public Health Research Project
1657 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 In Person N/A
Public Health Research Project
1658 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 Online N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Public Health Research Project
3509 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
3510 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 Online View
Public Health Research Project
3511 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
3512 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 Online View
Public Health Research Project
3513 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
3514 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 Online View
Public Health Research Project
3515 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
3516 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 Online View

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3316 01 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 In Person N/A
3317 01 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4361 01 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 30 Sep 2021 In Person N/A
4362 01 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 30 Sep 2021 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6512 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
6513 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 Online View
6514 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
6515 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 Online View
6516 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
6517 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 Online View
6518 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View
Public Health Research Project
6519 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 Online View

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6289 01 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 31 Dec 2021 In Person N/A
6290 01 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 31 Dec 2021 In Person N/A

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