Communicable Disease Control PG (10053.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Public Health||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically review the ecology, transmission and control of communicable diseases of public health importance;
2. Synthesise the principles of active and passive surveillance;
3. Apply review outbreak investigation principles to real world scenarios;
4. Present a coherent and sustained argument on the fundamentals of immunology and their relationship to the development of immunisation; and
5. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the challenges of disease control in different settings, nationally and internationally.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Flexible||Prof Shawn Somerset|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Prof Shawn Somerset|
Texts and readings will be available on the Canvas site.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
All assessment submissions are online via the Canvas site. Note that submissions will be processed through plagiarism detection software.
Students are expected to engage with the learning material and convener-led forums as posted on Canvas.
This unit is online, and does not have face to face participation. However, the unit does have scheduled online tutorial sessions which students are advised to attend for successful completion of the unit.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
Addditional information on this unit will be available on the Canvas site.
All assessments will be moderated according to relevant Faculty of Health policies.