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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Take a decisive role in shaping solutions to some of the world's biggest health problems with this rewarding Master of Public Health from Monash Online. With a strong focus on experiential learning, this course ensures you graduate with the practical skills, relevant experience and personal insights required to lead real change at a local, national or even international level.
Australia's growing population is increasing pressure on our health care system, and now more than ever we need skilled leaders to shape its future. With the skills provided in this dynamic online course, you'll enhance your abilities to lead change in your current workplace, or create an opportunity for yourself to influence change from the top down in health policy strategy and management.
You'll learn both the science of health and its strategic management, studying units covering disease epidemiology and statistics, public health systems and processes, and regulatory and legislative health frameworks. You'll also build a strong understanding of the contextual challenges facing the health system, ensuring you graduate with the knowledge and abilities required to lead much- needed development.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this health course, the subjects you may study include:
As a student of Monash University online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.
Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus there’ll be a personalised support team available to guide you throughout your learning journey.
Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Public Health from Monash University.
You'll enjoy the benefits of seeking employment opportunities in a sought-after industry. With a growing population and increasing pressure on the health care system, Australia has a growing need for skilled health care leaders. You may choose to seek employment in a range of leadership, strategic and management roles across a variety of sectors, including in education, policy development, advocacy, health promotion, clinical research, public health, health economics, community development and in government and non-government advisory roles.
Wondering where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through FEE-HELP.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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