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SWB318 Disaster Health: Principles, Planning and Practice

Despite its sophistication, contemporary societies across the globe face major incidents, humanitarian crises and disasters which have significant multilevel consequences, including injury, disruption and psychosocial trauma for individuals, groups and communities in crisis. A range of different professionals and practitioners play significant role in the disaster management: cycle, that includes response; recovery; mitigation and preparation. This unit provides you with an opportunity to examine the multiple issues involved in disaster management using a social lens of well-being and to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively the disaster management cycle.

Unit information

Unit code
SWB318
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School/Discipline
Public Health & Social Work
Study area
Health and community
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Summer, 2019 18 November 2019 - 21 February 2020 Kelvin Grove
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Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $820
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $2,796
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $3,792

Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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Cross-institutional study

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Summer Semester details

Dates
18 November 2019 - 21 February 2020
Fee type
Commonwealth Support
Restrictions
The unit is available to QUT, visiting and cross institutional students.
Notes
This is a summer tuition fee unit at the Undergraduate level. Standard tuition fees apply. Eligible students may apply for FEE-HELP in eStudent, including cross institutional and QUT students in a Commonwealth supported place who are required to pay tuition fees.

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