Global Public Health, Master | Victoria University | Melbourne, Australia
24 months
16400 AUD/year
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The Global Public Health at Victoria University offers students the chance to contribute to health improvements worldwide, and make a real difference to individuals and communities.


About Global Public Health at Victoria University

Our postgraduate degree will give you the knowledge and skills needed to find solutions to current and emerging health challenges.

You will learn to appraise public health evidence, and contribute to collaborative programs and policies.

On graduation, you will be skilled in developing public health solutions for sustainable development. You will be a voice for inclusive policy and practice, advocating for all members of society, and ensuring Indigenous views are heard.

With excellent problem-solving and people skills gained through work-based learning, you will be ready to begin your career.

The Master of Global Public Health is a recommended option for recent graduates with ambitions to work in health policy and programs, and health professionals interested in enhancing their professional practice.


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 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health
  • Contemporary Global Health Challenges
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Contemporary Public Health Practice
  • Culture and Society in Public Health

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We are currently accepting applications for this course.


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


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


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

Tuition Fee

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    16400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 AUD per year during 24 months.

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full fee-paying placePaying national: $27,400 per year

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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