• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
The Master of Public Health offered by the University of Wollongong is a specialised degree for students who wish to pursue research careers in public health, or whose future career will require them to interpret and apply the findings of research. It is intended for students who are from public health disciplines and want to enhance their research and career prospects.


The Master of Public Health offered by the University of Wollongong is a flexible degree designed to give students a broad introduction to public health and to provide the skills and knowledge to define, critically assess and resolve public health issues within a community. This flexible and interest driven program allows students to develop, analyse and implement policy, and to plan and evaluate health services and programs whilst catering for their individual career goals.

What you will study

The program is structured in a manner that responds to the constantly changing health and social issues both at local and international levels. The degree is composed of eight core public health subjects, plus a choice of one of three specialisations comprised of four subjects. The specialisations available are Health Promotion, Food and Health, and Public Health Research.


Graduates of the Master of Public Health may apply for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Public Health Communication and Data Skills
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Statistics in Health Research
  • Public Health Policy
  • Health Promotion Competencies
  • Health Research Methodology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Public Health requires a Bachelor degree from any discipline.
  • CRICOS: 084771F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29712 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44568 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    23040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34560 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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