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28680 AUD/year
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About

The Public Health program from Western Sydney University is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations. Our graduates become public health professionals who are highly equipped to effectively assess and respond to emerging public health issues.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Public Health program from Western Sydney University  provides students with the ability to assess all determinants of health, including broader social and environmental factors in addition to physical risk factors. It focuses on providing you with in-depth knowledge on global and public health issues and determinants from broader social and environmental factors to physical risk. 

You will receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary public health issue. This degree also offers a variety of study areas including communicable diseases, policy analysis and economic evaluation, allowing you to focus on your topics interests.

Our graduates are able to reflect on social factors affecting health and examine implications for policy, health systems and different groups. Completion of this program will equip you with the skills to analyse and interpret results from quantitative data collections in order to interpret health status and health impacts. 

Your career

Explore careers in areas as diverse as community work, hospital administration, occupational health and safety, health promotion and environmental health. The Master of Public Health also provides a strong platform for a Master of Research or PhD.

Programme Structure

Work Integrated Learning:
  • Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. 

  • There is an optional work component available in this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.
  • This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

160 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 014002E
  • An undergraduate degree in health; health administration; human biological sciences, medical, forensic, food and pharmacology sciences; welfare; behavioural Science and sport and recreation disciplines

Or

  • A Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in health; health administration; human biological sciences, medical, forensic, food and pharmacology sciences; welfare; behavioural science and sport and recreation disciplines and three years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23280 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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