Master of Public Health, Master | The University of Western Australia | Perth, Australia
18 months
40500 AUD/year
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The Master of Public Health course at The University of Western Australia is suitable for graduates from any field seeking a career in the health industry as a professional public health practitioner or researcher. This 1.5 year course can include a dissertation or practicum. It provides graduates with a suitable background and generalist qualification for a career in Public Health.


In the Master of Public Health course at The University of Western Australia you will gain a strong foundation in the core fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, qualitative research methods, health economics and health promotion, plus the broader social context in which health programs are planned, delivered and evaluated.

Students develop observational skills; relevant practical skills including project management, information and time management skills; lateral thinking and problem solving skills; literacy and communication skills; as well as skills in professional behaviour and responsibility, and ethical conduct.

Career Pathways 

This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Health Systems and Economics
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Health 
  • Health Promotion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


72 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 003032A 

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies 91230, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health 92210, Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology 91220, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;


  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60750 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Domestic Commonwealth 8,825.24 AUD

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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