Master of Public Health

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This coursework degree caters to students who see themselves working on the frontline in responding to the world's public health problems. In addition, it is designed for those who aspire to a career in the health and research sectors, including child and adolescent health, healthy aging, health protection and clinical health services, with a focus on program development and management. The course provides students with an advanced skill set required for international professional best practice and it allows for some customisation of their study.

Designed for

Health professionals


12 units: 240 credit points


  • Leadership and Health Advocacy Skills
  • Public Health: Philosophy, Principles and Practice
  • Epidemiology
  • Strategic Decision Making and Program Planning
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have an undergraduate or post graduate degree in any discipline, and must demonstrate their commitment to the field of public health. Evidence may include, but is not limited to: membership of a community or professional group dedicated to public health-related goals, publication of written work on a public health issue in the media or in a professional publication, volunteer or paid work experience in a community organisation that seeks to advance the interests of a disadvantaged population or equivalent. Applications based on prior learning alone will not be considered.

Study pathways

Further studies: Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $42,100
International: $62,500
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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