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Master of Public Health University of Wollongong

Australia

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Summary

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.

This degree

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 six core public health subjects, plus a choice of one of three specialisations comprised of three subjects. The specialisations available are Health Promotion, Public Health Nutrition and Social Marketing for Health.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of a complex body of knowledge in one or more disciplines of public health or its sub disciplines.
  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge of and critically analyze the social determinants of health including local, national, global, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander considerations.
  • Apply appropriate research methods and techniques to critically analyze and evaluate population health information to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to complex public health problems.
  • Model leadership and advocacy skills for the promotion, development and support of efficient and equitable gains in health outcomes.
  • Reflect and apply appropriate ethical, professional, public and personal behaviours within a range of contexts relevant to public health and its specializations.
  • Analyze and interpret health information and effectively communicate to a range of specialist and non-specialist audiences using appropriate technologies and communication networks.

Course Structure

To qualify for award of the degree, the Master of Public Health, a candidate must successfully complete at least 72 credit points including:

  • 48 credit points of core public health subjects; and
  • 24 credit points for the selected specialisation.

CRICOS

084771F

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Public Health.

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees

A$29,712.00 (14,29,415) per year

AUD $44,568 for the entire course; Session fee: AUD $14,856

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

From

02-Mar-20

Venue

University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,

UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG,

New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Online/Distance (1.5 years full-time, or part-time equivalent)

Tuition fees

A$29,712.00 (14,29,415) per year

AUD $44,568 for the entire course; Session fee: AUD $14,856

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

From

02-Mar-20

Venue

University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,

UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG,

New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

Admission to the Master of Public Health requires a Bachelor degree from any discipline.

English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.5, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 88, reading 18, writing 18, listening 18, speaking 18; TOEFL (Paper): 575; Cambridge English: CAE and CPE score of 176; PTE Academic overall score of 64 (All bands 57).

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