The AIM Overseas Public Health in Mexico offers rich and intensive academic content coupled with practical hands-on experience. Gain an understanding of both the public and private healthcare systems and the differences between them. 

The Public Health in Mexico program also has a large focus on looking at community health. The University of La Salle has excellent linkages with community organisations working in some of the poorer areas of Mexico City. This allows participants to get a feel for the ‘front line’ of dealing with health issues in a developing country.

Fields of study

  • Health sciences

You can contact UQ Abroad for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest.

Find more information regarding specific courses on the AIM Overseas website.

Credit Equivalent

3 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 3 credits (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM overseas.

AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible. This program is extremely popular and applications may be full at this stage. Please contact AIM overseas for more details before applying. 

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Costs

The program fee is approximately $4,990 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in the program cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 13 January 2019
End: 09 February 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​

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