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Master of Public Health

University of Tasmania
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
31,950 AUD
Start dates
31,950 AUD
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31,950 AUD
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Program description

Master of Public Health

Much of the misery and costs of disease and disability are preventable. Gaining the necessary skills and knowledge are fundamental to addressing many of the 21st century's complex health problems and future proofing your career as a leader in public health.

The pace of change in the public health domain is staggering, as are the many global public health issues facing the world today. If you are seeking to lead in the fields of disease prevention, health promotion, health research and evaluation, health policy, environmental health and health systems, a University of Tasmania Master of Public Health will help prepare you to have impact and to make a difference.

Admission requirements

Successful completion of an AQF 7 bachelor degree in health or equivalent.

For International Applicants Only: you are also required to have IELTS 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0)

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Program content

Year One

  • Global Health Systems
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Evaluating Health Interventions
  • Systems Thinking in Public Health
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Public Health Intervention Practice
  • Health Research Methods

Year Two

  • Environmental Health
  • Non Communicable Disease Prevention
  • Communicable disease epidemiology
  • Health Economics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

Upon completing a Master of Public Health, you could find yourself working in the fields of:

  • Improving health
  • Protecting health
  • Maintaining and raising standards of health and social care
  • Working with informational (health intelligence)
  • Working in academic public health (teaching and research)
  • Leading strategic planning, management, and policy development
  • Designing and evaluating public health interventions

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About this institute

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Tasmania is a place unlike any other.  Our island is a living laboratory where environment, industry and society are uniquely connected.  With 45% of the island being National Park or World Heritage listed it is a stunning place to get...

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Why study at University of Tasmania

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.

Tasmania is unique and so are Tasmanians. We believe in our island. We embrace the unusual. And we love imagination.

From our vibrant cities to the stillness of our World Heritage-listed wilderness, our incredible island is a place of contrasts – and we embrace its character in everything we do.

We offer great courses in an extraordinary location, and our teaching is supported by world-leading research, so you know you’re getting direct access to the best expertise. We’re the only university in the state, which means you will get unparalleled access to industry connections through our institution’s partnerships.

Contact info

University of Tasmania

Private Bag 51
TAS 7001 Hobart

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