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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Public Health

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Public Health at the Sydney School of Public Health focuses on the prevention of illness and the promotion of health.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MAPUHEAL8000, 097037G
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$9,359 per year
International Fees
$46,500 per year
Financial Support
Austudy

About this course

 

The Master of Public Health at the Sydney School of Public Health focuses on the prevention of illness and the promotion of health. Learning opportunities are aimed at developing the essential knowledge and required skills of practitioners in the practice of public health, including the effective management of community health problems to improve conditions and outcomes.

Exciting changes in 2019
We have reimagined our Master of Public Health to prepare you for a future full of possibilities. In 2019, our new, premium program will increase in duration from 12 to 18 months (from 48 credit points to 72 credit points), providing you with the time to specialise in your chosen field, and the opportunity to undertake a diverse range of professional placements.

Our Head of School explains how the Master of Public Health course has changed. Watch the video.

Why study public health with us?

  • Diverse placement opportunities - you will have the opportunity to undertake a diverse range of professional placements and apply knowledge learnt in class to real world projects with location-based organisations. Our students have completed placements with a range of organisations including NSW Environmental Health, NSW Cancer Council, NSW Health Protection unit, Safe Work Australia and the Heart Foundation.
     
  • Specialise in your chosen field – the new 1. 5-year Master of Public Health will provide you the time needed to build competency and gain skills from a wide range of public health electives, allowing you specialise in an area that interests you and boosts your career prospects. You will be able to choose your elective units from within one of four specialisations:
    • Chronic disease prevention
    • Communicable disease control
    • Health promotion and advocacy
    • Research methods.
  • Apply public health principles - newly designed core units and electives will provide you with the skills needed to translate evidence and decisions into policy and practice at a national, regional and community level.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
80.2%
Overall satisfaction
75.2%
Skill scale
66.2%
Teaching scale
81.9%
Employed full-time
$75.1k
Average salary