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What will I learn?

Overview

The Master of Global Health (Extension) /Master of Infectious Disease Intelligence will provide you with advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills to undertake infectious diseases prevention and control and health services management roles in government, community and health service settings with a focus on international settings.

The degree, which features three electives in International Health, fosters a sophisticated understanding and application across a complex body of multidisciplinary knowledge including infectious diseases intelligence, policy design, implementation and evaluation. This degree also includes a research project which will cultivate your critical thinking and communication skills as you explore contemporary global health issues.

On graduating, you will be equipped with the specialised skills and concepts needed for professional practice in the prevention, identification, assessment, and control of infectious diseases.

This degree is designed for anyone looking to contribute to improving population health and work across a range of contexts including ministries and departments of health, government and non-government and voluntary organisations, military and first responder organisations, primary care and community healthcare services in both public and private sectors.

Potential careers

Public healthcare
Private healthcare
NGO sector
International organisations
Academic/ research institutes

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health

CRICOS

0100682

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$47,280.00 (US$ 33,737) per year
AUD $97,040 for the entire course

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

Start date

14 February 2022, 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 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, social work, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, 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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