18 months
29520 AUD/year
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The Master of Public Health from Charles Darwin University will equip you with the tools to investigate, critique and respond to real world population health problems in local and global contexts. 


Key Features

Unique features of the course include learning from acclaimed Menzies School of Health Research professionals in the specialist areas of Indigenous health, global health, public health practice and health research.

You will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in:

  • epidemiology
  • biostatistics
  • quantitative and qualitative research methods

You will learn to analyse and interpret population health information, evaluate and design public health interventions and formulate strategies to address complex health and social issues. You will apply public health approaches to:

  • health promotion
  • disease control
  • health systems
  • health policy
  • decision making
  • the environment
  • the sustainable development goals.

You will also have the opportunity to consolidate your learning by undertaking a research project supervised by an expert in the field.

Graduates have gone on to secure employment in national and international health services and government ministries; as well as in international health, development and humanitarian organisations and universities. They have become public health leaders, program planners, analysts, evaluators, health policy officers and professional practitioners. Our MPH graduates also continue on academic pathways to careers as successful health researchers.

This Master of Public Health from Charles Darwin University requires you to have a high level of academic reading and writing. If you are not confident in your academic literacy skills, you are encouraged to fully utilise the University's academic support services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health Economics and Decision Making
  • Environmental Planning and Policy or
  • Geographic Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 0101051
  • Successful completion of one of the following:
  • a recognised bachelor degree or a graduate diploma or masters degree in a related area; or
  • a recognised bachelor degree plus an honours or a graduate diploma or masters degree in a non-related area.
  • Related areas include: public health, health science, primary health care, medicine, social science or health promotion.
  • Applicants who have completed Charles Darwin University's Graduate Certificate of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (UIDPC1) or Graduate Certificate of Epidemiology (UEPID1) are also eligible for entry.

Tuition Fee

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    29520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29520 AUD per year during 18 months.

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