Master of Public Health

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This is a multidisciplinary health course designed for public health practitioners and others wanting to develop skills and knowledge in public health. Students undertake a number of core units covering a broad range of public health issues combined with specialist knowledge in one of the following stream: Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health Policy and Management; Health Promotion; Public Health. There is a choice of undertaking either a dissertation or a smaller research project combined with further coursework.

Structure

Core Units plus options and majors/streams.

Subjects

  • Applied epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Health policy and management
  • Health promotion
  • Public health

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, applicants require an undergraduate degree from a tertiary institution preferably in a health science area, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Graduates with a course weighted average above 70 per cent are eligible to apply for admission into the PhD program at Curtin.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $45,000
International: $74,800
No information available No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Graduates from this course work in a variety of settings. They may be employed in research, the public sector, non-government organisations and international companies. Curtin Code: MC-PUBHL. If students need more course information, they may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please see: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm. For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: futurestudents@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 1000. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: international@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.

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