CC59 Bachelor of Public Health (Specialisation)

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 12 Total credit points: 72


Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH11027 Foundations of Health
ENVH11001 Health and the Environment
SCIE11022 Introductory Science
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL11001 Public Health Data and Measurement
PBHL11002 Public Health and Chronic Disease
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL12001 Communicable Diseases and Public Health
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL12002 Public Health Interventions
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH13031 Population Health Epidemiology
PBHL13001 Public Health and Environmental Sustainability
PBHL13003 Public Health in Practice A
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL13002 Public Health Disaster Management
PBHL13004 Public Health in Practice B

Environmental Health Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The environmental health profession in New South Wales often includes significant duties relating to building surveying. Students considering working in this jurisdiction should consider the Built Environment minor when planning their study.

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH11031 Healthy Lifestyles
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENVR11011 Modern Environmental Issues
AINV11003 Introduction to Investigative Methods
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENVH12002 Environmental Health Law
MBIO19012 Microbiology
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENVH12001 Food Safety
ENVH12003 Environmental Toxicology
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENVH13002 Environmental Health Risk Management

Health Promotion Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH11031 Healthy Lifestyles
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH11029 Health Promotion Concepts
INDG11006 Education and Learning: Colonisation and Decolonisation in the Cultural Interface
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH12032 Community Assets and Needs Assessment
HLTH12030 Drugs in Society
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH12031 Community Engaged Learning
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
Year 3 - Term 3
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH13035 Health in all Policies

Nutrition Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Students majoring in nutrition are strongly recommended to undertake the Health Promotion Minor.

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BMSC11001 Human Body Systems 1
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BMSC11002 Human Body Systems 2
BMSC11006 Food, Nutrition and Health
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH12032 Community Assets and Needs Assessment
NUTR12001 Human Nutrition
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
NUTR12002 Nutrition in Practice
ENVH12001 Food Safety
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
NUTR13001 Public Health Nutrition

Built Environment Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
BLAR11051 Construction Legislation 1
BLAR11033 Building Materials 1
BLAR11043 Building Systems and Services 1

Environmental Health Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students will be required to attend compulsory residential schools for ENVH12001 Food Safety and ENVH13002 Environmental Health Risk Management.

Students majoring in Environmental Health are not eligible to complete this minor.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENVH12001 Food Safety
ENVH12002 Environmental Health Law
ENVH12003 Environmental Toxicology
ENVH13002 Environmental Health Risk Management

Environmental Science Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Environmental Health majors cannot choose ENVR11011 or ENVR11012.

Health Promotion majors cannot choose GEOG 19021,

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
ENVR11011 Modern Environmental Issues
ENVR11014 Environmental Monitoring
EVST19023 Water Resource Management
EVST19008 Development and Environmental Policy
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
EVST19020 Environmental Management Systems
EVST19015 Australian Environmental History
EVST19021 Sustainability Issues and Solutions
EVST19022 Climate Change: Risk and Assessments
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
LAWS11046 Law and the Environment
ENEV12002 Community and Indigenous Engagement

Exercise Science Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
ESSC12001 Exercise and Sport Physiology
ESSC12002 Exercise and Sport Management
ESSC12003 Exercise and Sport Psychology
ESSC12004 Exercise and Sport Biomechanics
ESSC12005 Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology
ESSC12006 Applied Exercise and Sport Management
ESSC12007 Applied Exercise and Sport Psychology
ESSC12008 Applied Exercise and Sport Biomechanics
ESSC13006 Applied Skill Acquisition and Movement
ESSC11001 Physical Activity, Fitness and Health
Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ESSC11003 Skill Acquisition and Movement
BIOH11005 Introductory Anatomy and Physiology

Health Promotion Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Students majoring in Health Promotion are not eligible to complete this minor.

Students majoring in Nutrition are recommended to take this minor. As HLTH12032 Community Assets and Needs Assessment is already a core unit, replace with HLTH11029 Health Promotion Concepts.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH12032 Community Assets and Needs Assessment
HLTH12031 Community Engaged Learning
HLTH13035 Health in all Policies
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
HLTH11029 Health Promotion Concepts
HLTH11031 Healthy Lifestyles

Indigenous Studies Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Health Promotion major students will need to select an alternative elective.

Available units
Students must complete from the following units:
INDG11006 Education and Learning: Colonisation and Decolonisation in the Cultural Interface
INDG11013 First Nation and Non-Indigenous History: The Interface
INDG19015 Aboriginal Cultures and Country
INDG19016 Contemporary Indigenous Issues

Management and Human Resources Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
MGMT19103 Logistics Management

Nutrition Science Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Environmental Health majors should choose HLTH11031.

Health Promotion Majors should choose ENVH12001.

Students majoring in Nutrition are not able to take this minor. 

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
NUTR12001 Human Nutrition
NUTR13001 Public Health Nutrition
NUTR12002 Nutrition in Practice
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
HLTH11031 Healthy Lifestyles
ENVH12001 Food Safety

Occupational Health and Safety Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
OCHS11026 Introductory Occupational Health and Safety
Available units
Students must complete 3 from the following units:
OCHS12018 Safety Science
OCHS12015 Occupational Health and Safety Law
OCHS12019 Human Factors
OCHS13016 Advanced Occupational Health
OCHS13018 Safety Systems
OCHS13019 Prevention Through Design
OCHS13017 Resilient Organisations
AINV11002 Socio-technical Systems
OCHS11025 Health and Safety Risk Management

Elective

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


Students can select from one Minor or choose any four units offered by the University, provided prerequisites are met.