Course

Master of Public Health

Approved Abbreviation: MPubHlth


Western Sydney University Course Code: 4702.1

CRICOS Code: 014002E


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


This version of the course is available to new and continuing students. Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in the course was 2015 or later.

Commencement Year 2010 - 2014 - 4571.3 Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health course is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations. Public health professionals are required to effectively assess and respond to emerging public health issues. This course emphasises a comprehensive assessment of all determinants of health, which include broader social and environmental factors in addition to physical risk factors. Students can study a wide range of evaluation processes and research methods such as policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and qualitative methods. Students also receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary public health issue.

Study Mode
Two years full-time. One and a half years full time or one year full time programs are also available, depending upon entry qualifications (see Pathways listed under Course Structure below)

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Tinashe Dunepostgradhsc@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta CampusFull TimeExternal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeExternal See above
Parramatta CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Parramatta CampusFull TimeMulti Modal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeMulti Modal See above

Admission

Two years full-time. One and a half years full time or one year full time programs are also available, depending upon entry qualifications (see Pathways listed under Course Structure below)

Master of Public Health - two year program

An undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent

Or

a graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline plus three years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline

Master of Public Health - one and a half year program

Applicants must have either

an undergraduate degree, or higher, in a health, welfare or aged care discipline

Or

a graduate diploma or graduate certificate in a health, welfare or aged care discipline plus three years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline

Master of Public Health - one year program

Applicants must have

an undergraduate honours degree, or higher, in a health, welfare or aged care discipline

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office. International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

http://pubsites.uws.edu.au/international/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Pathways

A4009.1Master of Public Health - 2 year pathway
A4010.1Master of Public Health - 1.5 year pathway
A4011.1Master of Public Health - 1 year pathway


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