Health

Master of Public Health

Cricos Code: 097404M

WHAT IS A MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH?

A Master of Public Health equips health professionals with the knowledge and skills to address public health challenges. Students will gain an understanding of current global and environmental health issues, health policy, systems, and economics, along with social, behavioural and cultural determinants of health. Gain the knowledge and expertise on current global and environmental health issues and be a leader of change.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

Learn more about Torrens University Australia

Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Online study available. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 04 Nov 2019

Want to see more intake dates?
View all dates

Workload

Each subject involves a total of 120 hours structured and self-directed learning, which equates to approximately 8.5 hours a week per subject over a 14-week trimester. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

1 years Accelerated

1.5 years Full-Time

Part-time Options Available

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

SET FOR SUCCESS

At Torrens, we focus on your future career. Our teachers are industry professionals and our Success Coaches work closely with students. You’ll have guidance to navigate studying, build personal and professional skills and work towards your dream career.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
You will gain the skills and knowledge required to begin a fulfilling career in a range of careers:
  • Health policy advisor, health promotion officer, community development worker
  • Health service administration jobs – government, NGOs and private organisations
Learn more about careers in Health
PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.

Course Overview

Learn the strategies and techniques to prevent disease and promote health on a global scale. This course will develop you into a leader who can drive innovation behind public health and solve complex issues on an international scale.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Create awareness to public health challenges
  • Analyse financial, legal and economic health policies
  • Apply intervention strategies to control diseases among human populations
  • Identify and describe environmental risk factors that affect communities or population

How you'll study

You choose your workload, when and where you study, with flexible online option to fit your busy

Fees & Scholarships

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer

2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
VIEW OPTIONS

SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS:
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer

2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS:
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Completed qualification at AQF level 7 (bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification.
Applicants without formal qualifications at AQF7 or above may be considered for entry to the Graduate Certificate of Public Health on the basis of a combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications and seven years of relevant experience in a health professional role. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate will allow automatic entry to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health with 100% credit.
Approved English tests include:
  • Equivalent IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.0
Completed qualification at AQF level 7 (bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification.
Applicants without formal qualifications at AQF7 or above may be considered for entry to the Graduate Certificate of Public Health on the basis of a combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications and seven years of relevant experience in a health professional role. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate will allow automatic entry to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health with 100% credit.
Approved English tests include:
  • Equivalent IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.0

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

Learn more

MORE INFORMATION

If this course sounds like something you'd like, find out more:

Attend an event

Enquire online

Download the course guide

APPLY TODAY

Let’s get your application started. Call us or apply online.

Call us on 1300 575 803Apply Online

Find out about other courses