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Monash University School of Public Health in Australia

Program Overview - Master of Public Health

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University and Faculty: Monash University
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Program: Master of Public Health
University Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
City Population: 4 million
Student Population: 67,076
Campus Location: The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
Program Duration: 2 years
Semester Intakes: Jan/Feb or July each year
Next Intakes: Jan/Feb 2018
Est. Indicative Total Tuition: $37,350 AUD (2017)

Undertaking the Master of Public Health at Monash University, a Group of Eight University and one that is ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide, will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the broad domain of public health and a postgraduate qualification that is recognised around the world.

This 12-unit course provides students with the full range of quantitative, analytical and communication skills necessary to work in the broad domain of public health. It especially focuses on developing skills in the quantitative methods of the population-based health sciences and their problem-solving application for primary care provision both in Australia and for developing countries.

Health specialization streams are offered in clinical epidemiology, clinical research, health economics, health services management, international health, occupational and environmental health and research.

Graduates may move into careers in a diverse range of areas within the public health and wider health sector, or further develop and extend their current working career. These may include professional practice, research, public health management, health care facilities' management, international aid organisation roles and professional roles within developing countries.

Check out additional postgraduate Health Sciences programs offered at Monash University.
 

Unique Features of the Program

Strong focus on clinical and public health research methodology. The Master of Public Health program is taught by experienced clinical and public health researchers.

Undertaking a case study and practical experience can be specifically developed and supported as part of your program, which gives you further opportunity to improve the hands on skills required to work in this growing field of health.

There are also specified exit points for both a Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma qualification if you choose.

 

Why International Students Like to Study this Program

Strong international profile in clinical and public health teaching and research of the staff involved with this program.

Monash University's Master of Public Health program offers flexibility, with a range of unit choices and the opportunity to specialize in clinical epidemiology, clinical research, health economics, health services management, international health, public health, occupational and environmental health and research streams.

 

Professional Certification/Accreditation Information

This degree is recognized as a public health qualification in a number of professional fields. It fulfils the academic coursework requirements of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

 

Admissions Criteria/Entry requirements for Canadians:

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree.

With an application, students should also submit

  • a 250-word statement of purpose, outlining your area of interest and the reason why you would like to complete the course; and
  • an updated curriculum vitae/resume outlining relevant work experience.

 

Total Number of Places in the Program: no set number

Number of Places for International Students: no set number

Application Deadline: While there is no set application deadline, candidates are encouraged to apply before the end of September for the February intake.

OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Heather Brown

 
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