Deakin University

Master of Public Health

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The Master of Public Health is about protecting and improving health. It prepares you to solve global health issues through evidence-based initiatives. Focus on one of eight career pathways or create your own bespoke pathway to suit your aspirations. Build skills and professional networks that open the door to exciting opportunities and leadership roles in the field.How far can a postgraduate degree in public health take your career?If you want to become a leading voice in public health, this course will give you the tools to make it happen. You’ll have the opportunity to become an expert in a specific area of public health, and the practical skills you learn will empower you to make an impact on an even larger scale. The course is ideal for both clinical and non-clinical health professionals.


16 credit points. 8 core units (these are compulsory) and 8 elective units. Recognition of Prior Learning can be granted depending on previous studies and professional experience.


  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.


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Study pathways

Pathways are offered in six areas: applied research; health promotion; public health practice; health economics and management; environments for health; and public health nutrition.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $52,528
International: $76,112
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

Domestic students enrolled in this postgraduate coursework program may be eligible for student income support through Youth Allowance and Austudy.

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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