• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

Overview

The College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences teaches this course. The College provides several programs unique to Australia, including:

  • Teaching staff awarded the Australian Learning Teaching Councils’ National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
  • Cutting-edge teaching laboratories and research facilities

The broad range of elective subjects available gives the opportunity for specialised focus on tropical Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, or in Australia’s tropical neighbours.

How you will study

Many subjects during the Public Health and Tropical Medicine program from James Cook University are offered as flexible delivery, which includes external mode (distance education), limited attendance mode, and block mode/intensives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qualitative Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • Empowerment and Change
  • Human Parasitology
  • Social Science in Public Health
  • Diving and Marine Medicine
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Travel Medicine
  • Public Health Management

Audience

This course is designed for health professionals with a suitable undergraduate degree or recognised professional qualification in a relevant discipline. It enables you to specialise in public health issues relevant to tropical Australia and its near neighbours.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      • Only for national students
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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:

    94

    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

CRICOS code: 026849C

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline, from this or another university; or
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy-Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine as equivalent to the above; or
  • Submission, as an exceptional case, of other evidence of professional and academic attainments, including employment for a minimum of five years in health related activities.
  • Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection. In assessing applications the following will be considered: prior academic performance and prior relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31400 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Townsville

  • 1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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