PBHL13004 - Public Health in Practice B

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This is the second half of a two term unit. Please refer to PBHL13003 for further details.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 12
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.25
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Must have completed 96 credit points and PBHL13003 (Part A of unit).

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2020

Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Mixed Mode
Term 2 - 2021 Profile
Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Professional Practice Placement 100%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: UC reflection
Feedback
Inclusion of cultural immersion opportunities in workplace practicum component.
Recommendation
Continue to seek opportunities to provide students with overseas experiences in the context of public health work.
Action Taken
Partnership established with "Challenges Abroad" in 2019. Students now have the opportunity to complete an overseas project (currently Nepal or Cambodia).
Source: Teaching staff, students.
Feedback
Growing privacy concerns around the use of a public blog (assessment 3) for documenting and reflecting upon industry experience.
Recommendation
Replace assessment 3 (blog) with a reflective diary.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Teaching staff reflections; feedback from School administration.
Feedback
The structure of the Moodle gradebook is unweildy and needs to be overhauled.
Recommendation
Revise the setup of assessment tasks in Moodle Gradebook.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Please refer to PBHL 13003 for further details.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1
1 - Professional Practice Placement
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1
1 - Communication
3 - Critical Thinking
5 - Team Work
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Professional Practice Placement