24 months
25320 AUD/year
22298 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Australian Catholic University equips graduates with specialised knowledge, understanding and skills in public health to improve and advance population health and well-being.

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The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Australian Catholic University prepares graduates to practice with a community, national or global focus, and with an ethical, social justice perspective.

ACU’s MPH allows students to develop advanced and specialised knowledge across the discipline of public health, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice, rigorous intellectual inquiry, innovation and thought leadership, and effective communication and advocacy skills.


Approximately half of all Master of Public Health graduates are employed within the health sector, with others finding opportunities within education, government and services sectors in managerial, analytical and program-/project-based roles.

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • the health sector
  • education
  • government
  • service sectors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Principles of Public Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Determinants of Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code 089309K

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have:

  • a Bachelor degree (or higher) or equivalent; or
  • successfully completed a Graduate Diploma in Public Health; and
  • Either:
  • i. A grade point average of 4.2 on the ACU 7 point scale in a Bachelor degree; or

    ii. A minimum of two years professional experience in health (or related field), including Honours or other postgraduate study in health; or

    iii. Suitable practical experience in public health, global health or humanitarian assistance to the satisfaction of the course coordinator.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      25320 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 25320 AUD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      22298 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 22298 AUD per year during 24 months.

    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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