Master of Public Health

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Deakin University
  • Awarded by

    Deakin University

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1-2 years full time or part time equivalent

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

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  • In a Nutshell

    Apply your advanced health skills to tackle some of our world's greatest challenges with this Master of Public Health course from Deakin University.

    Responding to our most critical healthcare problems, public health considers the systems, structures and policies that deliver and determine health care. By studying this course, you'll develop the knowledge and skills required to work professionally as a leader in the public health sector. 

    Shaped by Deakin's world-class health research, in this course, you'll use the latest research to form strategies that tackle global health issues. Then bring your ideas to life by creating initiatives for policy change and interventions.

    Learn more about what you're passionate about and tailor your degree by choosing electives from eight fields of study including public health nutrition, applied research, public health practice and more. 

    So if you want to become a leading voice in the public health sector make it happen with Deakin University's Master of Public Health - enquire now! 

  • What You'll Need to Get In

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

    • Hold a Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline; OR
    • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent; AND
    • Must meet the minimum English level requirements 
  • Subject Breakdown

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

    • Academic Integrity
    • Principles and Practice of Public Health
    • Contemporary Health Issues and Policies
    • Health Promotion
    • Research Literacy
    • Health Equity and Human Rights
    • Biostatistics 1
    • Comparative Health Systems

    Students may choose electives in the following fields:

    • Public Health Practice 
    • Health Economics and Management
    • Health Promotion
    • Public Health Nutrition
    • Epidemiology
    • Applied Research
    • Humanitarian Assistance
    • Disability and Inclusion
  • Why Deakin University?

    Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research.

    The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

    As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!

    They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.

    Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.

  • Campus locations

    This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

    You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

  • Where will this course take you?

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

    Through this course, you will build skills and professional networks that open the door to exciting opportunities and leadership roles in the field.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    One year of full-time study can cost $26,000. 

    Eligible students may be able to receive a government study loan through 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:

  • Hold a Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline; OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent; AND
  • Must meet the minimum English level requirements 


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