Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Public Health: Online and Integrated into Core Master of Public Health Subjects.
Lynnell Angus, Shaun Ewen, Leanne Coombe
Journal of Public Health Research | Published : 2016
The Master of Public Health (MPH) is an internationally recognised post-graduate qualification for building the public health workforce. In Australia, MPH graduate attributes include six Indigenous public health (IPH) competencies. The University of Melbourne MPH program includes five core subjects and ten specialisation streams, of which one is Indigenous health. Unless students complete this specialisation or electives in Indigenous health, it is possible for students to graduate without attaining the IPH competencies. To address this issue in a crowded and competitive curriculum an innovative approach to integrating the IPH competencies in core MPH subjects was developed. Five online modu..View full abstract