Studyportals

Public Health (Global Nutrition and Active Living)

Victoria University

Master
24 months
Duration
30600 AUD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Equip yourself to tackle the complex issues in global health today with a Master of Public Health (Global Nutrition and Active Living) at Victoria University.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Globalisation, climate change and demographic transition have led to changes in health needs all over the world. This course has been developed to prepare health professionals to be ready and able to respond to these changes.

Uniquely, this course focuses on both global nutrition and active living in diverse communities, from both an Australian and international perspective.

You’ll develop the specialist knowledge and skills that the global marketplace demands, for a challenging but rewarding career in public health, emergencies and development.

You can choose to specialise in one of the two streams offered:

  • global public health nutrition
  • public health and active living.

Careers in public health

With significant global changes in public health, there is a need for professionals with the high-level knowledge and skills to respond to these changes.

Graduates of this master of Public Health (Global Nutrition and Active Living) at Victoria University.course will be well-equipped for a diverse and rewarding career in areas such as:

  • global health, nutrition, physical activity research and teaching
  • community development work in health, nutrition and food security
  • delivering health, food and nutrition programs in response to emergencies
  • health policy development
  • program planning, development and evaluation
  • specific population focused health interventions (e.g. older adults, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, chronically diseased populations)
  • inclusive physical activity programming
  • physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement.

You may find work opportunities both in Australia and internationally within:

  • national, state and local governments
  • the United Nations and other international health organisations (WHO, UNICEF, ACSM, International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity)
  • non-profit organisations
  • academic institutions and research institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Challenge - Non-Communicable Disease
  • Nutrition for Global Health
  • Public Health in Practice
  • Biostatistics
  • Culture and Society in Public Health
  • Global Food Systems and Food Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

192 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.
79 (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.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 089543M

  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline

OR

  • Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Domestic students: Commonwealth Supported Place

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.

Our partners

Public Health (Global Nutrition and Active Living)
-
Victoria University

Wishlist