What will I learn?

The Master of Public Health (Advanced) builds upon existing knowledge and skills to better equip health professionals in addressing public health issues. It’s an extended course ideal for international students. The course places an emphasis on the social determinants of health and prepares you to address inequalities for the most vulnerable populations in Australia and across the globe.

A Master of Public Health graduate is capable of providing counselling and support across the life-stages using a range of theoretical and practical skills. This accredited master's degree is the highest level of counselling training available in Australia and provides a holistic environment for you to gain hands-on experience practicing your counselling skills.

Career opportunities

Public Health professionals work in a range of roles in government, private, not-for-profit organisations, and the university sector. The potential career paths are diverse and can be found in a range of employment settings.

Career paths

  • Health Promotion in Government and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)
  • Health Services
  • Community Development
  • Research
  • Policy Development
  • Public Health Advocacy
  • Public Health Planning
  • Health Surveillance
  • Health Protection & Environmental Safety

Subjects and units

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Most face-to-face courses are also available online. Please note that due to COVID-19 pandemic, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e., the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply local and global health awareness to public health challenges
  • Design and apply intervention strategies to detect, prevent and control diseases
  • Apply knowledge and skills of systematic research to public health practice.

CRICOS

095594E

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,800.00 (12,74,090) per year
AUD $47,600 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 February 2022, 30 May 2022

Venue

Gotha Street Campus

123 Gotha Street,

FORTITUDE VALLEY,

Queensland,

4006, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,800.00 (12,74,090) per year
AUD $47,600 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 February 2022, 30 May 2022

Venue

Fitzroy Campus

25 Victoria Street,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A bachelor degree (AQF7) or above in any discipline from an Australian institution or a recognized equivalent qualification Or A Graduate Certificate of Business Administration from Torrens University Australia (or from another institution if deemed equivalent). International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.5 (min sub-score 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 575; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 79-93 (min. 21 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 (min. 50 in all skills); Occupational English Test (OET): C.

For international students

Students must have an Australian cognate bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.5 (min sub-score 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 575; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 79-93 (min. 21 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 (min. 50 in all skills); Occupational English Test (OET): C

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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