Deakin University

Master of Public Health

Deakin University

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

If you want to become a leading voice in public health, this course will give you the tools to make it happen. The Master of Public Health focuses on evidence-based action that drives positive change across health systems. You will use the latest research to form strategies that tackle global health issues. Then bring your ideas to life by creating initiatives for policy change and interventions. Your initiatives will address disease prevention from a big-picture angle and promote the conditions that optimise population health.Much of what you learn is shaped by Deakin’s world-class health research. You’ll have direct access to the research produced by the Institute for Healthcare Transformation which is led by internationally recognised researchers.The Master of Public Health can be completed on campus or online, a popular choice for students who are working in the health or other industries while studying.

Structure

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.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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.

Recognition

Not applicable

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
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $52,528
International: $76,112
No
  • 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 health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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