Health

Master of Public Health (Advanced)

Cricos Code: 095594E

What is a Master of Public Health (Advanced)?

The Master of Public health (Advanced) will equip health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to address public health challenges. Students gain understanding of current global and environmental health issues, health policy, systems and economics, along with social, behavioural and cultural determinants of health.

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

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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 17 Feb 2020

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. 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

2 years full-time

4 years part-time

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.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
You don’t have to have your future career mapped out – you’ll have a wealth of choice, including:
  • Health policy adviser
  • Health promotion in government and nongovernment organisations (NGOs)
  • Health service administration jobs
  • Disease surveillance and research jobs
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"Torrens was the perfect fit for me"

- Jason Bament, Student of Master of Public Health
"I chose to study at Torrens because it's flexible, has online options and a good worldwide network of affiliated Universities with reputation for high standards."
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Course Overview

Students will be trained in skills such as planning, implementation and evaluation of public health programs, health promotion and disease prevention strategies, advocacy, leadership and management, statistics and epidemiology and analytical and communication skills. In the Capstone project, students will have the opportunity to explore a public health issue of their choice through a 6-month research project.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply local and global public health awareness to public health challenges
  • Design and apply intervention strategies to detect, prevent and control diseases among human populations.
  • Apply knowledge and skills of systematic research to public health practice.
  • Apply knowledge and skills of systematic research to public health practice.

What you'll study

To graduate with this qualification, a student must satisfactorily complete 160 credit points (13 core subjects x 10 credit points) and three electives of 10 credit points each, for a combined course total of 160 credit points.

How you'll study

How much

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.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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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   Special Entry Requirements 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, Master of Public Health or Master of Public Health Advanced with 100% credit.
Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia. 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   Special Entry Requirements 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, Master of Public Health or Master of Public Health Advanced with 100% credit.
Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia. 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

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