Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Prepare for the emerging healthcare challenges of the 21st century and study USQ's Master of Public Health. Make an impact in local and global communities to address social, cultural, economic, and environmental health issues. You'll develop your analytical, research, and communication skills and undertake public health practice in the community. Explore epidemiology, social and behavioural determinants of health, health systems, environmental and physical determinants of health, as well as health promotion.200 hours of industry placements alongside residential schools provide a rich learning experience that will see you ideally positioned to grasp employment opportunities with your own emerging networks of colleagues. Experience flexible study offerings and study online while progressing your career.

Structure

  • 16 units comprised of: 6 core courses worth 8 units (2 courses worth 2 units each)
  • 4 research courses
  • and 4 electives

Subjects

  • Integrated Public Health Core AIntegrated Public Health Core BPublic Health in Practice A (Case-based Learning)Culture as a Determinant of Health

Standard entry requirements

Completed a 3-year or 4-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in the area of health with a 4.8 GPA or higher;or completed a 3-year or 4-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a different discipline with a 4.8 GPA or higher, and completed 1 year of full-time work experience in a healthcare setting;or completed USQ's Graduate Certificate of Public Health or Graduate Diploma of Public Health with a 4.8 GPA or higher.

Study pathways

USQ's Graduate Certificate of Public Health or Graduate Diploma of Public Health.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

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