The University of Newcastle, Australia
Location

Newcastle

Online

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

Duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 4 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Online

Online

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Duration

1 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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UON program code: 11716
CRICOS code: 064408B

Study Public Health

Are you interested in preventing disease, improving the quality of life and promoting health?

If you have a bachelor degree in a public health related discipline, the Master of Public Health at the University of Newcastle can provide you with the advanced expertise to launch your career in public health.

Providing you with the relevant skills, you will be prepared to enter a career in improving population health through appropriate planning and evaluation, assessing determinants of health and illness, developing and implementing effective and efficient approaches to health services and demonstrating specialist skills in research and professional practice.

Why Study with us?

  • Tailored course selection - the Master of Public Health has more than 25 elective courses to choose from
  • Learn from some of the best in the field - our academic staff comprise experienced public health practitioners, health promotion professionals, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and researchers.
  • Study online at your own pace - our advanced online learning system will allow you to achieve your Master of Public Health at a time that suits you.
  • Exceptional learning experience - the University of Newcastle's postgraduate studies in health services rank #1 in NSW for overall educational experience (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2017).

Master of Public Health

What you will study

The Master of Public Health will provide you with a comprehensive education at a superior level. Designed for individuals who have already successfully completed a bachelor degree in an approved public health related discipline, you will be required to complete eight courses, four of which are compulsory. These courses will have you studying:

  • biostatistics
  • epidemiology
  • public health
  • social and ecosystem health

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Master of Public Health from the University of Newcastle, your skills and knowledge will prepare you for roles including a health educator, health promotion officer and field scientist/practitioner, potentially working across a range of public health areas including:

  • public health units
  • State and Commonwealth departments
  • general practice
  • non-government organisations
  • academic institutions
  • United Nations agencies
  • international health, development and humanitarian agencies

Irrespective of where you are in your health related career, if you are interested in moving into public health or enhancing your existing public health career, the Master of Public Health will equip you with the appropriate professional expertise to develop a strong foundation in public health to enhance and extend your career opportunities.