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27320 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.  

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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

Courses include:
  • A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
  • Public Health, Policy and Society
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Occupational Health Management
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision
  • Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

160 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

    27320 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27320 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22160 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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