Master of Public Health (Advanced)

University of Wollongong

The Master of Public Health Advanced is designed to provide more options for graduate public health studies. It has the same structure of the Master of Public Health, with the additional requirement of a second specialisation of advanced study - an additional 24 credit points of either coursework or research studies. This allows you to tailor your learning to your career aspirations. This is a flexible degree designed to give you a broad introduction to public health while equipping you with the skills and knowledge to define, critically assess and resolve public health issues within a community. If you choose not to complete the Master of Public Health Advanced, you have the option to exit early with a Master of Public Health (international or domestic students) or an appropriate Graduate Certificate (domestic students only).

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,528
International: $57,024

Entry Requirements:

Admission to the Master of Public Health Advanced requires a Bachelor degree from any discipline.


This flexible and interest-driven program allows you to develop, analyse and implement policy, plan and evaluate health services and programs whilst working towards your career goals. The program is structured in a manner that responds to the constantly changing health and social issues both at the local and international level.

Subjects you can Study:

Health promotion; Social marketing for health; Public health nutrition*; Work health and safety; Health informatics; Research skills and applications * Subject to final approval, the Public Health Nutrition specialisation will be renamed 'Food and Health'

Study Pathways:

Applicants with the following qualifications may be admitted to the Master of Public Health with 24 credit points of credit, enabling completion of the course with 1.5 years equivalent full-time study: Honours Bachelor degree in Public Health or a related discipline; A UOW Graduate Certificate in Public Health; A UOW Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion, or Bachelor degree with a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. Credit for specific subjects will be granted following consultation with the Course Coordinator. Students enrolled in the Master of Public Health, who have completed at least 24 credit points with at least a Credit average, may apply for transfer to the Master of Public Health Advanced with full credit for completed studies.


Graduates of the Master of Public Health qualify for membership of the Australian Health Promotion?Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info Yes Online
Wollongong No info Yes Part time
Wollongong No info Yes Full time 2 years
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

The University's commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. UOW continues to focus on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.

The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

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