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Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Master
18 months
Duration
32280 AUD/year
9803 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Pursue your passion with the Public Health and Tropical Medicine program from James Cook University, one of only two degrees of this kind offered globally. Specialise in public health issues relevant to tropical Australia, surrounding nations and developing countries.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Complete most of your studies online, and benefit from immersive learning experiences in the north of Queensland by studying elective block mode subjects that focus on tropical, rural, remote and Indigenous communities.

Develop your professional judgement and ethical decision making using evidence-based approaches. Use your knowledge and expertise in public health core competencies and tropical medicine to become an effective leader for positive change in the communities in which you work.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the Public Health and Tropical Medicine program from James Cook University are equipped with specialist skills and are employed in a wide range of healthcare settings.

You could find employment in State and Commonwealth Government organisations, health care settings, community settings, non-profit and international organisations.

This could include working in roles related to disease control and protection of the health of the population living in tropical areas, and promotion of health and wellbeing.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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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

    32280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32280 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    9803 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9803 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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