• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


This Master of Health Science from The University of Western Australia provides you with a unique combination of the three key platforms: public health; advanced study in a related science discipline; and an industry internship. 

It provides a pathway for you to further develop your science knowledge and integrate this knowledge with a solid grounding in public health as well as providing a work practicum in the health industry. 

This integration enables you to be job-ready at the end of your course.


Graduates will be well positioned to pursue careers in the health industry, with opportunities in health promotion, administration and delivery both domestically and internationally. Potentially, graduates could also progress to professional degrees including medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Science Industry Practicum
  • Foundations of Public Health 
  • Health Systems and Economics
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Health 

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity

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

            • Full-time duration 24 months
            • Intensity Flexible
          • Credits
            96 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • 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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          • Minimum required score:


            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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          • 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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          Academic Requirements

          General Requirements

          • a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Health Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
          • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; 
          • met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation
          CRICOS: 083862M

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            37296 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 74600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
          • National

            23904 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 47800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Perth

          • 1328 - 2370 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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