Master of Ecological Public Health

University of Canberra

The Master of Ecological Public Health prepares graduates to work in a wide variety of fields by drawing on a broad range of courses across public health, environmental health, land use and urban planning, sociology, community development, health management, health promotion and international development. Students may come from a range of backgrounds and the degree can be tailored to meet the interest and needs of students. This interdisciplinary degree has a focus on the ecological model of public health that emphasises and analyses the important interactions between the social, biological, economic and environmental determinants of human health in an ecological framework. The program equips students with skills and knowledge in assessment and management of health hazards and in the development of health promoting and sustaining environments and prepares students to bridge between professions to facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary public and environmental health problems. The program prepares students to undertake the core elements of public health in addition to understanding the multiple systems in which public health is central to operations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $13,965
International: $43,500

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree in a relevant field, such as health, or equivalent; Academic IELTS 7.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.5


36 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Health principles

Study Pathways:

Graduate Diploma in Ecological Public Health; Graduate Certificate in Ecological Public Health.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Health Promotion Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 3 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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