The University of Melbourne

Master of Philosophy - Population and Global Health (By Research)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

This program provides candidates with the opportunity to undertake research under appropriate supervision on population health. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. It is administered by the Melbourne School of Graduate Research.

Designed for

Students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research on a particular topic conducted under academic supervision


All candidates will be examined on the basis of a 30,000-40,000 word research thesis. A candidate may be required to supplement their research program by attendance at, or enrolment in, additional subjects if considered necessary by the supervisor(s).


  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Health equity
  • Health policy
  • Mental health
  • Global burden of disease
  • Vaccine and immunisation research

Standard entry requirements

  • A four-year bachelors degree (or a masters degree) which includes a substantial research component to at least 25% of one year full-time study
  • The degree to have been completed with a minimum weighted average of 80% (or University of Melbourne equivalent)
  • Endorsement of a prospective supervisor, referee reports and a research proposal.

Study information

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