Public Health, Master

Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #273 (BCR) ,
Do you have a passion for making a difference in the health of society? Do you believe that food security, housing and access to education are basic human rights for all citizens? Are you interested in collective action to improve the health of the population?


The Master of Public Health and Graduate Diploma will prepare you for research and practice roles to promote the health of populations. You are invited to apply for these innovative, accessible programs.

During the programs you will have the opportunity to:

  • creatively analyze public health issues and policies from diverse perspectives
  • gain knowledge of public health principles including ethical, legal and social dilemmas impacting the health of the population
  • complete a practicum to practice and demonstrate public health knowledge and skills within a professional practice setting

Choose one of three areas to focus on during your program:

  • Indigenous Peoples’ Health
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Social Policy

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Public Health Epidemiology
  • Public Health Biostatistics
  • Public Health Practice I: Population Health and Health Promotion
  • Supportive Environments and Healthy Public Policy
  • Public Health Practice II: Public Health Interventions
  • Public Health Research and Evaluation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score:
Recommended score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Admission Requirements:
  • Two assessment reports are required from a minimum of two academic or professional references who are familiar with your work. 
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended will be required for upload, at the time of application. 
  • Letter of Intent including the items below, and not exceed two pages in length double-spaced (standard fonts and margins are required).
  • Resume/curriculum vitae must not exceed four pages in length double-spaced (standard fonts and margins are required).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6366 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6366 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5510 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5510 CAD per year 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.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/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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