Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of Public Health - Master of Business Administration - First half year intake

Master of Public Health - Master of Business Administration - First half year intake

Course Code





Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences


This course is changing structure in mid-2014. This course information is for the Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake

Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Award Requirements

Course Structure



Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, from this or another University; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements


Special admission requirements


Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

48 credit points

Additional course rules


Additional completion requirements


Course Structure

Core Subjects

LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues or LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment

LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change or LB5221:03 Indigenous and Ethnic Entrepreneurship or LB5222:03 Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur

LB5217:03 Community Project: Application of Strategy or LB5218:03 Business Plan: Application of Strategy or LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project

LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations

TM5502:03 Tropical Public Health or TM5528:03 Health Promotion

TM5513:03 Public Health Management or TM5563:03 Public Health Leadership and Crisis Management

TM5514:03 Environmental Health or TM5525:03 Communicable Disease Control

TM5515:03 Epidemiology for Public Health

TM5516:03 Biostatistics for Public Health

TM5526:03 Public Health Economics


Select 6 credit point of HS, IA and TM level 5 subjects

HS5101:03 Contemporary Issues in Primary Health Care Research

HS5102:03 Qualitative Research Methods for Health Professionals

IA5119:03 Empowerment and Change

TM5310:09 Dissertation 2

TM5502:03 Tropical Public Health

TM5503:03 Human Parasitology

TM5506:03 Social Science in Public Health

TM5508:03 Diving and Marine Medicine

TM5510:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

TM5512:03 Travel Medicine

TM5513:03 Public Health Management

TM5514:03 Environmental Health

TM5518:03 Medical Entomology

TM5524:03 Qualitative Research Methods for Tropical Health Practitioners

TM5525:03 Communicable Disease Control

TM5526:03 Public Health Economics

TM5527:03 Project

TM5528:03 Health Promotion

TM5534:03 Tropical Paediatrics

TM5536:03 Refugee Health

TM5540:03 Public Health and the Workplace

TM5541:03 Managing Effective Health Programs

TM5542:03 Clinical Travel Medicine

TM5549:06 Dissertation 1

TM5552:03 Global Health and Development

TM5554:03 Theory and Practice of Public Health

TM5557:03 Disaster Health Management

TM5559:03 Clinical Tropical Paediatrics

TM5560:03 Foundations of Aeromedical Retrieval

TM5562:03 Reproductive Health in Developing Countries

TM5563:03 Public Health Leadership and Crisis Management

TM5564:03 Acute Care in the Resource Poor Environment

TM5566:03 Clinical Care Skills in Aeromedical Retrievals

TM5568:03 Health Promotion Needs Assessment and Planning

TM5569:03 Health Promotion Strategies and Methods

TM5570:03 Health Promotion Research and Evaluation

TM5571:03 Public Health Placement

TM5573:03 Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

TM5575:03 Substance Misuse Prevention

TM5576:03 Adult Secondary Retrievals

TM5577:03 Paediatric and Neonatal Retrievals

TM5580:03 Public Health Nutrition

TM5581:03 Expedition and Wilderness Medicine


Select 9 credit points of specified CO, CP or LB level 5 subjects

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5209:03 Managing Globally

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World

LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance

LB5232:03 Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media and Marketing

LB5233:03 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management





This course information is for Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only

Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information


Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years


Course progression requisites


Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)


Special assessment requirements


Accreditation requirements


Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade


Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing


Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points of advanced standing is allowed for the CO, CP or LB level 5 subjects specified in the course structure. No advanced standing is allowed for HS, IA or TM subjects specified in the course structure.


Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.


Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies or subjects other than those specified in Maximum Advanced Standing Allowed (above).

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable – this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable