|1.||Conceptualise systems thinking and the rationale for using a systems thinking approach to analyse and address complex public health problems;|
|2.||Apply systems thinking methods and skills to gain multiple perspectives on the nature of complex health problems;|
|3.||Critically assess how systems thinking can be used as an approach to health system strengthening and to improve decision making in the practice of public health; and|
|4.||Propose policies, strategies and interventions using systems thinking skills to promote efficient and equitable gains in population health including among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.|
|Assignment||Rationale for using a systems thinking approach to analyse and address complex public health problems (500 words)||10%|
|Research Paper||Critical analysis of systems thinking approaches in public health (2000 words)||40%|
|Workshop||Design a workshop to promote the use of systems thinking methods and skills in the practice of public health. (2500 words)||50%|
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