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Global Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Brisbane, Australia| Online
This Global Public Health program at Griffith University helps you to develop and further your career in public health practice, research and/or management. It allows you to re-orientate your work interests in health to disease prevention and health promotion and is widely recognised both nationally and internationally as the public health credential for careers in public health.
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Overview

This Global Public Health program at Griffith University focuses on the socio-ecological model of public health that emphasises and analyses the important interactions between the social, biological, economic and environmental determinants of health. They enable you to apply this analytical skill set to plan, implement and evaluate population based interventions that protect and promote health.

The program has a strong focus on global health and provides you with the opportunity to focus your public health studies by selecting a range of electives in areas such as public health nutrition, health promotion, climate change, international health, environmental health, and health services management.

Career opportunities

There are diverse career opportunities for professionals interested in moving into the public health field, developing health research skills and/or furthering competency development in public health practice areas such as:

  • International health
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Health program planning and evaluation
  • Health promotion
  • Health policy
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Environmental health management
  • Maternal and child health
  • Public health nutrition.

You will be prepared for a variety of career opportunities with state and federal health departments, in public health units/teams, community health, local government, and in academia. Public health graduates are also highly sought after by NGO health agencies and international aid agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Health Systems
  • Environment and Population Health
  • Epidemiology: Principles and Practices
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Applied Field Methods in Public Health
  • Public Health Practice
  • MPH Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      International students: 4 years part-time (online only)

  • Credits
    160 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

CRICOS- 097098E

  • a related Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing);
  • OR a Graduate Certificate in Public Health from Griffith University with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) - applicants with the Griffith Graduate Certificate in Public Health will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing;
  • OR a related Graduate Certificate (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) - applicants may be eligible for up to 40 credit points of credit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9359 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9359 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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