Sub-major - Public Health

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM4003.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

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Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

NOTE: Available to students from all other courses except those with majors in MT4003 Public Health or M4021 Public Health. Public health is the science of disease prevention, prolonging life and improving health for individuals and their communities. The Public Health Minor can be used to complement study in another health or interdisciplinary course and students will study topics in health prevention, disease control, population health assessment and measurement, environmental health and community engagement.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Caterina Tannous
Online Online Dr Caterina Tannous
Sydney City Campus Internal Dr Andrey Zheluk

Sub-major Structure

For any student at Western who meets the units pre-requisite rules, has sufficient elective space to complete the unit set and is not enrolled in MT4003, M4021 or M4022. This minor offers a concentrated study in public health for any Western student. The Minor will be noted on the student’s transcript. The minor is made up of 40 credit points.

Student must choose 4 from the following:

401398 Public Health
300872 Epidemiology
401381 Biostatistics in Health
401387 Harm Minimisation and Prevention
401390 Health Policy and Advocacy

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