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What will I learn?

Overview

The Master of Public Health is widely recognised as essential for a career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research and management of health programs. You will extend your knowledge and skills in public health research by undertaking an advanced research project.

This Master of Public Health (Extension) degree will give you a sophisticated understanding across the complex body of multidisciplinary knowledge of public health including epidemiology, biostatistics, social determinants of health, health promotion, population research methodologies, and health program design, implementation and evaluation. You will be perfectly positioned to pursue a PhD in Public Health to further advance your career in public health research.

Potential careers

Epidemiology
Disease control
Health promotion
Policy formulation
Research
Governance and management of health programs in global health settings

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health

CRICOS

061597E

Study options

Full Time (1.7 years)

Tuition fees
A$47,280.00 (26,00,660) per year
AUD $72,660 for the entire course

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

Start date

30 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,

UNSW SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For stream A and B: Students must have Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%; Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%, plus one year relevant professional experience; Honours degree or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%. For stream C: Students must have Bachelor Degree or equivalent with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%. Students from a non-211 university in China are now required to have a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW distinction average (75%).

For international students

Applicants are required to have either:

An undergraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management and two years full-time professional or volunteer experience. This may also include equivalent professional experience acquired as part of a degree of 4 or more years duration (e.g. MBBS, MD).

OR

An undergraduate degree plus an honours or postgraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management.

Examples include, but are not restricted to, medicine, nursing, allied health, health sciences, biomedical sciences, dentistry, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, social work, psychology, marketing, human services, emergency services, environmental health, veterinary science, health administration, business, management, engineering, law, science, mathematics and statistics, economics, policy studies and development studies.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 180 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component.

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

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About UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney is a world-leading teaching and research powerhouse, which is ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide.

  • Global Top 50: Ranked 43rd university worldwide
  • Employable graduates: Ranked 27th global employer reputation
  • Ranked No.1 by Australian startup founders
  • 6 subjects ranked among the top 20 worldwide