• Offered by School of Medicine and Psychology
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Culture, Health and Medicine
  • Areas of interest Health
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Louise Stone
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    See Future Offerings

This course is offered in online mode only

 This course gives the student the unique opportunity to specialise in an area of their choice, receive a personalised guidance towards the readings and one to one supervision by one of our experts. The areas of our expertise range from gender studies, pharmaceuticals, refugees, human rights, infectious disease, medical research, nutrition, Indigenous health, violence, emotions and the body, health policy analysis, biomedicine to traditional medicine in Oceania and the Pacific, South East Asia, to Latin America.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. plan and implement a research project in the area of culture, health and medicine using non-field-based methods;
  2. critically and reflectively analyse a body of cognate literature in culture, health and medicine and prioritise, synthesise and order such a body of work;
  3. identify and communicate core ideas to a non-specialist audience;
  4. develop a cogent piece of sustained scholarly writing on a topic.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Annotated bibliography (20) [LO 1,2]
  2. Essay (5000 wds) (80) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

The expected workload will consist of approximately 130 hours throughout the semester including:

  • Face-to face component which may consist of 10 hours of one-on-one tutorials per semester.
  • Approximately 120 hours of self-directed study which will include preparation for tutorials, presentations and other assessment tasks.

Inherent Requirements

No specific inherent requirements have been identified for this course

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Medicine and Psychology to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

to be negotiated

Preliminary Reading

to be negotiated

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 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
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $6180
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3943 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 Online N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6924 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 Online N/A

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