Master of Public Health

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Victoria University Online
  • Awarded by

    Victoria University Online

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    2 years part-time

  • Start Date

    Intakes in Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Oct

  • Career Outcomes

    Health Educator | Health Administrator | Health Promoter | Health Policy Advisor | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Learn to tackle Public Health challenges and make a positive impact within vulnerable communities by studying a Master of Public Health from Victoria University Online.

    Led by experienced academics, this 100% online public health course will  equip you with specialised knowledge and skills to be part of the solution and make a greater impact in your role. 

    Experience Victoria University Online's Award Winning Block Model - 100% online and flexible learning. This model recognises and accommodates the complexity of students' lives and facilitates a manageable and connected online learning experience. Focusing on just one subject at a time, the six-study period a year model enables you to complete as many as six units per year to graduate faster.

    VU Online provides four layers of personalised, academic and non-academic support to its online students to help them create their success story.

    Enquire now to find out more! 

    Study a Master of Public Health with Victoria University Online

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline; OR
    • Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline; OR

    Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units. 

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this public health course, the subjects you may study include: 

    Core:

    • Foundations of Public Health
    • Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1
    • Public Health in Practice 
    • Culture and Society in Public Health 
    • Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2
    • Promoting Health in Policy 
    • Systems Thinking in Public Health 
    • Public Health Program Management

    Specialisations:

    Health Promotion

    • Innovative and Evidence-Based Health Promotion
    • Social Media and Social Marketing Approaches to Health Promotion
    • Global Contexts of Health Promotion Practice with Diverse Populations 
    • Professional Project

    Global Health Leadership

    • Global Health Leadership
    • Global Health Economics and Finance
    • Global Health Systems and Decision Making
    • Professional Project
  • Why Victoria University Online?

    Internationally recognised as a leading university, Victoria University (VU) is ranked among the top two per cent of universities worldwide. At VU Online, you can tailor your studies to fit around your busy schedule through 100% online flexible learning. Their programs are delivered through VU Online’s postgraduate Block Model, winner of the LearnX Live! Award 2020 ‘Best Online Learning Model’. Their postgraduate online Block Model is designed to be flexible, interactive and student-centred. Instead of taking two or three units a semester, you will study one unit at a time, offering you more flexibility than traditional on-campus degrees.

    Their online learning platform is a virtual one-stop-shop that helps you manage your study commitments 24/7. You will be able to access your coursework, resources, assignment details and individual feedback from facilitators, all in one place.

    - A genuine online learning community.
    - Interactive, immersive learning - no exams or textbooks to purchase.
    - Delivered by experienced academics and facilitators.
    - 1:1 support via phone, email or SMS, seven days a week and in the evenings.
    - Small class sizes with a 25:1 student-teacher ratio.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Public Health from Victoria University Online. 

    Roles in public health are diverse and in high demand. They cover areas of health, disease prevention and policy. The qualification will act as a pathway to a variety of roles that may interest you. 

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in government could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this course is $34,800 ($2,900 per unit).

    Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan scheme to cover the costs of all or part of your fees.

    FEE-HELP

    You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline; OR
  • Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline; OR

Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units. 

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