School of Population Health

BIPH Program Structure

Program Structure

There are a range of learning options available for you in this degree. You may wish to come onto campus and complete all or some of the UNSW delivered courses (prefix PHCM) at the Sydney campus. Alternatively, you can complete all the courses fully online. The courses delivered by Arizona State University will need to be completed online.

(Courses with prefix PHCM are delivered by UNSW and courses with prefix YMED are delivered by ASU)

Year 1 (42 UOC)
YMED1008 Introduction to Global Health (6 UOC)
PHCM1001 International Indigenous Health (6 UOC)
YMED1001 Introduction to Population Health (6 UOC)
YMED1003 General Biology (6 UOC)
YMED1005 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (6 UOC)
Two General Education courses: GENED choice of online courses available at UNSW (12 UOC)
Year 3 (54 UOC)
PHCM3001 Ethics in Public Health (6 UOC)
PHCM3003 Public Health Capstone (6 UOC)
PHCM3007 Applied Public Health Practice (6 UOC)
YMED3006 Comparative Health Systems (6 UOC)
YMED3007 Environmental & Occupational Health (6 UOC)
Four electives from the list below (18 UOC to 24 UOC):

There are other elective options available to students to complete at the Sydney Campus or online. An extended list of electives can be obtained by contacting the School on