Public health study field deals with the health of the community and aims to prevent diseases and manage them by organized actions, information sources and education efforts. It deals with physical and mental health, social well-being improvement particularly in these areas such as waste disposal, water supply, food safety or water pollution. This study field has multidisciplinary approaches such as biostatistics, health services and epidemiology. It also deals with these sub-fields: community health, behavioral health, health of economics, occupational health public policy and environmental health. Public health is important in developing world as well as developed countries.
The postgraduate courses Master of Health Promotion, Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion and Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion have been developed to further knowledge and increase skills in the major principles pertaining to health promotion.
The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Neuroscience. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of Neuroscience and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge of other relevantfields.
The Medical Physics Graduate Program is an interdisciplinary program sponsored by five departments: radiology, radiation oncology, physics, biomedical engineering, and occupational and environmental safety (health physics). Four academic tracks are offered: diagnostic imaging physics, radiation oncology physics, nuclear medicine physics, and health physics.
The Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies is available to graduates of medical, nursing, psychology and other allied health disciplines. The program has been designed to provide graduates from medical, allied health (including psychology) and nursing degrees with core skills to respond to substance misuse in a range of health settings, including those which focus on psychological health, mental health nursing, medical practice, social work, occupational therapy, and Indigenous health settings.
The online Emergency Preparedness certificate can be earned in conjunction with your Master of Public Health or as a standalone Graduate Certificate. The courses will equip you with the essential public health skills needed to prepare for and prevent disasters, assess risk and communicate with both organizations and general populations alike. It will also help prepare you to make informed decisions and take action to aid in the recovery process.
Public Health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society. Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this is the ideal programme for those wishing to address today’s problems in public health.
This Advanced Nursing Practice course will provide aspiring healthcare professionals with a comprehensive programme of preparation that develops an advanced level of practice.The course recognises the accepted international benchmark for advanced practice. Advanced Nursing Practitioners are highly experienced and educated members of the care team.
Extend your knowledge in Mental Health with USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Health. As part of your studies, you will further develop expertise skills in mental health care, enabling you to work as a clinically skilled member of mental health teams in developing and established services.
The occupational therapy programmes at London South Bank University (LSBU) aims to provide an education centred on the meaning and performance of occupations in life. According to the College of Occupational Therapists (2011); occupational therapists "work with people facing physical, mental and social disabilities to help them do the things they want to do".
Expand your perspective to address quality of life care for people with disabilities as well as the elderly with USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Health (Quality of Life). Within your studies, you will enhance your knowledge and expertise as a health professional working with older persons in a variety of health settings.
The MSc in Applied Health Research equips you with the skills necessary to design, implement and publish healthcare research.
This program will provide an opportunity for individuals to undertake professional development and develop a strong foundation in public health. The program will be of interest to individuals of all ages, at any stage of their career, who have a basic undergraduate degree and are working in, or intending to work in, the area of public health. This includes clinicians and allied health professionals, health planners and managers, individuals working in health promotion, health protection or health surveillance.