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Public Health (Advanced)

University of Technology Sydney

Master
24 months
Duration
35280 AUD/year
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About

 A Master of Public Health (Advanced) degree at the University of Technology Sydney is recognised worldwide as being invaluable for a career in public health.

Overview

Public health is a non-clinical field of health care that aims to prevent disease and injury, reduce health inequities and promote health across populations. Rather than working with individual patients, public health professionals are focused on enhancing health outcomes and improving health care solutions on a population level in developing and developed countries. Whether you’re looking to advance your career into a management role or you’re early in your public health career, the Master of Public Health (Advanced) will develop your specialist knowledge and skills and prepare you to become a leader, able to lead and drive strategic public health programs at a local, national or global level.

Delivered in a flexible and convenient way, you can learn online, on-campus or combine online learning with intensive study days. Course content is based on contemporary research and has been developed in close consultation with industry. The curriculum comprises subjects that provide a solid grounding of knowledge and skills required in any public health career, whilst also offering a wide range of electives that you can tailor to your expertise and interests. You will learn and be supported by academic staff who are highly experienced experts and researchers, recognised as leaders in their chosen fields of public health.

Course aims

Upon completion of the Master of Public Health (Advanced) degree at the University of Technology Sydney, graduates have an internationally recognised qualification. They have developed skills and acquired knowledge essential for the modern public health professional.

Careers

Graduates are well equipped to work in a range of public health roles in government or private sectors, as well as in not-for-profit organisations; in disciplines such as: environmental health, epidemiology, health education, health policy and health promotion.

Programme Structure

Specifically, the course covers topics including:
  • global public health
  • communicable and infectious diseases
  • health promotion
  • health education
  • reproductive and sexual health
  • Indigenous health
  • health policy
  • management in health care
  • primary health care
  • health research methods
  • epidemiology
  • biostatistics
  • health economics.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088080A

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree but who have extensive relevant work experience in a healthcare or human services field may be considered eligible.
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17640 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

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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