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Master of Public Health, Master Degree

Federation University Australia, Australia . Cricos: 00103D

Federation University Australia

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
Master DegreeFull-time2 yearsFebruary, March, July, Novemberfind outAUD 22700 per year

About Master of Public Health, Master Degree - at Federation University Australia

CRICOS 102482F

With a strong emphasis on research, the Master of Public Health program provides professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds with enhanced skills to pursue a career in public health.

A conceptual understanding of public health and research is developed throughout first year, and in the second year, individual interest areas are pursued through one of the five specialisations: 

  • Research - focus on a research topic of your interest and of public health importance, develop in-depth knowledge on research methods and relevant practical skills for conducting a small-scale research under the mentorship of an experienced supervisor.
     
  • Project - develop in-depth knowledge on the design and implementation of public health projects. Focus on theoretical concepts and practical skills for designing and implementing a public health project of your choice under the mentorship of an experienced supervisor.
     
  • Public Health Informatics - learn more about the application of data and technology for public health practice and research. Develop in-depth knowledge of theoretical concepts and relevant practical skills for conducting  a small-scale research focusing on public health Informatics under the mentorship of an experienced supervisor.
     
  • Public Health Economics - advance your skills in the analyses of healthcare costs, cost effectiveness/resource utilisation and health economics for public health practice and research. Develop in-depth knowledge of theoretical concepts and relevant practical skills for conducting a small-scale research focusing on public health economics under the mentorship of an experienced supervisor.
     
  • Health System Management - explore human experiences in healthcare settings including contemporary professional, ethical, social justice, political, consumer considerations and leadership roles, and utilise these for public health practice and research. Develop in-depth knowledge of theoretical concepts and relevant practical skills for conducting a small-scale research focusing on health system management under the mentorship of an experienced supervisor.

This program also offers two exit points: graduate certificate and graduate diploma option.

Notes about fees for this course

International fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

A range of scholarships, bursaries and grants are available for international students at www.federation.edu.au/scholarships.

Entry requirements

  • Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with no individual band less than 6.0 or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent; or other university qualification and appropriate industry experience.

You may exit the program at 12 months and receive a Graduate Diploma of Public Health (CRICOS code 102483E) , following the completion of 120 credit points, or exit the program at 6 months and receive a Graduate Certificate in Public Health (CRICOS code 102484D), following the completion of 60 credit points.

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