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Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Master
18 months
Duration
31400 AUD/year
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About

The Public Health and Tropical Medicine program from James Cook University is the only award of its kind in Australia addressing both public health and tropical medicine issues.

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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.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
94 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.

Funding

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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