The ANU Master of Public Health will equip students with the foundations of public health practice, provide students with an understanding of contemporary public health issues relevant to Australia and teaches students practical techniques for analysing public health problems. This program provides real experience in public health through core courses designed to give students the skills students need and electives that suit students' additional interests. Workplace-related learning can be readily incorporated for those who work in relevant public health jobs. This program will help students improve the population's mental and physical health through discovery, education and the translation of research into effective health policy and practice. ANU public health research covers areas such as non-communicable disease epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigation, global health, health services research, social and cultural determinants of health, environmental health, healthy ageing and mental health.

Course Fee:

Australian: $72,960
International: $96,960

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Health, Medical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Psychology, Social sciences, of an acceptable standard or international equivalent with a GPA of 5.0/7.0; English language requirements; Students who have a combination of education and relevant experience in the health sector or a related area will also be considered

Structure:

Completion of 96 units, which must include 24 units of compulsory courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Public health

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit. Students may chose to exit after completion of 24 units with a Graduate Certificate, or after 48 units with a Graduate Diploma.

Further information:

For more information on this program please visit: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/master-degrees/master-public-health

Who for:

Graduates and professionals in the field

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Online 7 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

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