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Health Communication

University of Sydney

12 months
Duration
44000 AUD/year
29000 AUD/year
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About

The Health Communication program at the University of Sydney will provide you with core media skills to help you become an effective communicator across health and medicine, public affairs, public relations, community relations and journalism. 

Overview

Health Communication program at the University of Sydney is designed for aspiring and experienced communicators, health advocates, public relations specialists, media experts, and healthcare professionals, the course encourages development of skills in:

  • clear communication of public health campaigns and policy topics
  • creation of public education programs that nurture a more healthcare-literate population
  • the ability to raise awareness of, and advocate for, specific healthcare matters
  • management of communication technology, including social media, to ensure information accuracy and uphold ethical standards
  • While our students come from different disciplines and career stages, all are motivated to make a difference in people's health and wellbeing.

Why study with us? 

Our health communication program combines the expertise of Sydney's Department of Media and Communications with the resources of the School of Public Health.

With a cross-disciplinary and collaborative approach to both media and health disciplines, our program is the most comprehensive and specialised course of its kind in Australia.

Career Pathways

A Master of Health Communication can lead you to a career in health promotion, health policy, health journalism, public affairs, public relations and community relations in government, not-for-profit organisations, media and corporate organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English for Postgraduates 
  • Analysing Health Policy  
  • Creativity and Creative Arts in Health 
  • Crisis Communication 
  • Critical Issues in Public Health Law 
  • Developing a Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 079641C 

  • a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, including a major in a relevant subject area in the humanities, social sciences or public health, or an equivalent qualification; or
  • completion of the requirements for the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Health Communication with a minimum credit (65%) average, or an equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Student Contribution Amount (SCA) for year 1: $11,200 (indicative only)

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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