Courses & Units

Global Health Systems CAM520

Hobart

Introduction

Globally, health systems are tasked with responding to contemporary challenges and the related disease burden and health needs of their population. This unit takes a systems approach to examine how health systems are designed, the key components, who pays, and how well the health system works to improve equity, quality, efficiency, and sustainability of health and social care for their populations. Critical thinking is emphasised as we examine if health systems are fit for purpose or resilient. The unit is designed in such a way that you will explore different health systems and consider the applicability to the Australian health system, thereby learning about the influence of context.

Summary

Unit name Global Health Systems
Unit code CAM520
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Louise Clark

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060300 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,525.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible on-line Distance

Assessment

Written Report  (2000 words) 30%; Literature Review (3000 words) 40%; Group Discussion board participation (x 3) 30%.

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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