Program Overview

There's never been a more important time to learn about the power of public health.

With an ever-increasing need for public health initiatives to prevent and protect the community from diseases, the world needs skilled professionals who understand contemporary public health research and practice.

And you don't need a health background to pursue an in-demand career in public health.

Our Master of Public Health will give you important foundations in systems thinking, epidemiology, policy and research methods. Learn how to gather, interpret and leverage health data to create a healthier society. Understand the key principles of promotion, protection and prevention. Develop your research skills and learn how to influence our health systems.

You'll gain the skills you need to work in health systems around the world. By developing a global and multidisciplinary approach, you'll gain an understanding of public health that can genuinely influence the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

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  Location

MelbourneAustralia

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  Course Duration

24 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,000

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IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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Study options

Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

Subject name
 

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Epidemiology And Biostatistics
  • Health Policy Development And Implementation
  • Health Promotion Strategy And Practice
  • Health Systems
  • Principles Of Public Health
  • Public Health Responses
  • Social And Cultural Perspectives In Public Health
  • Systems Thinking And Leadership

Academic entry requirement

Prerequisites

Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors, including academic record, English proficiency and/or employment experience.

240 credit point pathway (2 years): Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its
equivalent).

180 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY (18 months): Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in a health related field.

120 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY (12 months): Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) plus honours in a health related field.

Selection criteria
 

  • All applicants must complete and submit a Personal Statement.

  • The University will access your official transcript upon application.

Annual tuition fee
A$38 800 per 120 credit points.


Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

A Master of Public Health will equip you to work in a variety of health-related roles. Graduate ready to apply for roles including:
 

  • Senior policy officer
  • Health project manager
  • Researcher
  • Evaluation officer

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