The Master of Public Health is a specialised degree for students who wish to pursue research careers in public health, or whose future career will require them to interpret and apply the findings of research.
The Master of Public Health is a specialised degree for students who wish to pursue research careers in public health, or whose future career will require them to interpret and apply the findings of research. It is intended for students who are from public health disciplines and want to enhance their research and career prospects.
The Master of Public Health is a flexible degree designed to give students a broad introduction to public health and to provide the skills and knowledge to define, critically assess and resolve public health issues within a community. This flexible and interest driven program allows students to develop, analyse and implement policy, and to plan and evaluate health services and programs whilst catering for their individual career goals.
What you will study
The program is structured in a manner that responds to the constantly changing health and social issues both at local and international levels. The degree is composed of eight core public health subjects, plus a choice of one of three specialisations comprised of four subjects. The specialisations available are Health Promotion, Public Health Nutrition* and Public Health Research.
* Subject to final approval, the Public Health Nutrition specialisation will be renamed ‘Food and Health’
Admission to the Master of Public Health requires a Bachelor degree from any discipline.