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Master of Public Health, MPH

University of Newcastle, Australia, Australia . Cricos: 00109J

University of Newcastle, Australia

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MPHFull-time1 yearFebruaryfind outAUD 35630 per year

About Master of Public Health, MPH - at University of Newcastle, Australia

Intended for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations, the Master of Public Health is a flexible degree, designed to give you a broad introduction to public health and to provide the skills and knowledge to define, critically assess and resolve public health issues within a community, whilst catering for your individual career goals.

Through innovative and applied education, you'll gain an understanding of contemporary public health issues, and learn practical techniques for analysing public health problems. Whether you study online or on campus, this program provides real experience in public health through core courses designed to give you the skills you need and electives that suit your interests. Workplace-related learning can be readily incorporated for those who work in relevant public health jobs.

Entry requirements

The Master of Social Change and Development is an 80 or 120 unit postgraduate qualification.

For admission into the 80-unit program, applicants must have one of the following qualifications or equivalent:

  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; or
  • Bachelor Honours Degree; or
  • Bachelor Degree in a related field plus one year’s relevant work experience; or
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma plus five years' relevant work experience. 

For admission into the 120-unit program, applicants must have one of the following qualifications or equivalent:

  • Bachelor Degree in a related field; or
  • At least seven years’ relevant work experience.

Relevant work experience includes administration, research, development planner, local officer, educator, or manager.

Work experience can be identified through: certified copies of all relevant qualifications, a detailed CV, and a statement of service or signed letters from employers confirming your role, duties and period of employment.

Related fields include sociology, geography, anthropology and development studies, agriculture, environmental studies, education, municipal community or social work/welfare, Indigenous Studies and economics.

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

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