Master of Public Health

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Master of Public Health is the pinnacle level of study in the CQUniversity suite of postgraduate public health courses. It is an innovative course that introduces students to the social-ecological model of health. This model which is strongly aligned with contemporary trends and challenges in public health provides the basis of innovative interventions for social change. Unlike other Public Health courses that traditionally focus on the medical model of health, the Master of Public Health at CQUniversity also incorporates a social perspective of public health skills, knowledge and practice. Very practical in nature and designed with best practice and contemporary health trends in mind, this course will provide the professional development opportunity to develop a career in Public Health.

Structure

16 units (96 credit points)

Subjects

  • Public health

Standard entry requirements

A 3 year Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution. English language requirements apply.

Recognition

There is no provision for professional accreditation in public health in Australia.

Study pathways

Exit award: Graduate Certificate in Public Health; Graduate Diploma of Public Health. Interim award: Graduate Certificate in Public Health; Graduate Diploma of Public Health. Applicants with a recognised Bachelor degree in a related discipline and 2 years postgraduate relevant work experience may be eligible for a shorter course duration of 1.5 year - 12 units equivalent. Applicants with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Public Health; or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a related discipline and 2 years postgraduate relevant work experience may be eligible for a shorter course duration of 1 year - 8 units equivalent.

Further information

There are opportunities within this course for work placement.

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