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  • 1. QUT & Hue University exchange Public Health at QUT, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  • 2. How do we get into university? In year 12: Our grades plus Queensland Core Skills test (QCS) give us an OP (overall position) in relation to how our school performed as a whole. This number ranked 1-25 1 is the best and 25 is the lowest score.
  • 3. How do we get into university? We apply for university through an organisation called QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre). Universities say what OP you need to get into their courses. If you get the OP you need then you almost always get in to the course you want.
  • 4. Bachelor of Public Health Structure 3 year full time course but can be part time 4 subjects per semester (total 6 semesters) Semester 1: March – June Semester 2: July – November Semester: Orientation week, 13 weeks of classes including mid 1 week semester break, 1 study week, exams
  • 5. How many students? • Approximately 30-40 BPH students enrol every year. • Lots of our subjects are shared by nutritionists, paramedic s, & nursing students so many lectures have up to 500-600 students in the lecture at the one time.
  • 6. Type of learning Mostly independent study – only about 3 hours of classes per subject. Not much time with the teachers so we have to do a lot of study on our own. For each subject we have a 2 hour lecture and usually a 1-2 hour tutorial of about 25-30 students to discuss assignments & lecture content.
  • 7. Timetable Hana’s timetable for 4 subjects this semester. In my spare time I: - Study - Complete my assignments - Work part time
  • 8. Assessment Written assignments: Reports, essays, program plans, project plans Exams: Multiple choice, short answers, essay questions
  • 9. Some Core Subjects…. • Epidemiology • Australian health care systems • Disease concepts • Qualitative research methods • International health • Indigenous health • Health, culture & society • Project management
  • 10. Some electives… We are allowed to choose 4 electives….Some we have chosen are: • Social marketing • Quality management in health • Women’s health • Microbiology • Physics • Diet, nutrition & chronic disease • Counselling theory & practice • Developmental psychology
  • 11. Postgraduate studies – Research • Honours (thesis of 15,000 to 20,000 words) – 1 year • Master of Applied Science (Research) – 1.5 years • Doctor of Philosophy (Health) – 2 to 4 years • Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science) – 1.5 years – Coursework (4 units in one study area for major) • Graduate Certificate – 0.5 year • Graduate Diploma – 1 year • Master – 1.5 to 2 years
  • 12. Scholarships • High achievements – High school graduates with and OP 1 or 2 – Vacation Research Experience Sponsorships for undergraduate students with GPA of 5 – Higher degree research scholarships for students with Honours First-Class (GPA 6) or Honours Second Class Division A (GPA 5.5-6) • Equity – Students from a low-income background OR – Students who are struggling financially • Sporting – State or National-level Athletes OR – National or International Coaches/Referees • Indigenous – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Decent AND – From a low-income background and struggling financially AND – From Rural and Remote areas • International – Packaging an English Language Program with Degree – Returning Student • Rural and Remote – Struggling financially – Residents of regional, rural and remote areas
  • 13. Jobs • Membership of Australian Public Health Association • Health Promotion Officer • Project Officer • Further work in Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Road Safety, Public health nutritionist, occupational health & safety, policy and more if you do postgraduate study
  • 14. Social Clubs • Faculty Based / Academic Clubs • Advertising & Marketing (AMPed) • Architects Anonymous • Business and Management (BAMSA) • Film & TV Society • Journalism Society • Math Students • Motorsport • Natural Resources Student Society • Paramedics Association • Pharmacy Students
  • 15. • Recreational Clubs • Cliffhangers • Marrikala Sail Club • Table-Top Games • Special Interest • Forum Magazine • International Dance Group • Left Club • Medieval Society • Nutrition & Dietetics & Lifestyle • Organisation for making fun games • Student Cultural Exchange Network • United Nations Club
  • 16. • Religious / Spiritual • Campus Christian Association CCA • Indonesian Campus Ministries • Muslim Students Association International / Cultural • Brunei • Chinese Students & Scholars • Cultural Society of India - Brisbane • Indonesian Students Association PPIA QUT • Japanese Association QUTJA • Korean • Latin American Student Association • Macau • Malaysian Students Association MYSA • Norwegian Students - NorSK • Persian Association Club • Saudi Student Association • Singapore Students Association SSA • Taiwanese Students Association TSA • Thai Student Association
  • 17. Sporting Clubs • Touch Football • Soccer • Netball • Tennis • Extreme Frisbee • Hockey • Basketball • And many more!
  • 18. What’s Life at QUT really Like? Orientation Week • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CQOcGg FqpU