Public Health, Master | University of Canberra | Canberra, Australia
18 months
Duration
31500 AUD/year
22800 AUD/year
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About

This degree in Public Health from University of Canberra delivers a model of postgraduate public health training which aims to draw participants from a range of disciplines and offer a flexible program to meet the needs and interests of students.  

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Overview

The program takes a broad ecological approach highlighting the interdependence between human health and ecosystems. As such, the program acknowledges the complexity and interrelatedness of contemporary and emerging public health concerns.

The program reflects the need for an interdisciplinary public health workforce with a broad range of primary skills plus specialised skills which extend beyond the traditional biomedical boundary. As such, this will be a unique approach to public health training in Australia. The program builds on the current strengths of the University.

Key facts: 

The Master of Public Health from University of Canberra  prepares graduates to work in a wide variety of fields by drawing on a broad range of courses across public health, environmental health, land use and urban planning, sociology, community development, health management, health promotion and international development. Students may come from a range of backgrounds and the degree can be tailored to meet the interest and needs of students.

This interdisciplinary degree has a focus on the ecological model of public health that emphasises and analyses the important interactions between the social, biological, economic and environmental determinants of human health in an ecological framework. The program equips students with skills and knowledge in assessment and management of health hazards and in the development of health promoting and sustaining environments and prepares students to bridge between professions to facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary public and environmental health problems.

The program prepares students to undertake the core elements of public health in addition to understanding the multiple systems in which public health is central to operations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Planning
  • Research Project in Health
  • Epidemiology and Principles of Research 
  • Ecological Public Health 
  • Health Economics  
  • Health Promotion Principles and Practice 
  • Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Public Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed bachelor degree.
  • Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places.

CRICOS Code: 0101072  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    22800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22800 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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