Deakin University

Master of Public Health

Graduate

Details

University Location Geelong, Victoria
City Population 190,000
Student Population 57,600
Int'l Student Population 11,900
Main Campus Burwood
Program Campus Burwood / Online
Program Duration 1 – 2 years
Estimated Annual Tuition $37,400 AUD (2022 fees; subject to increase)
Semester Intake March, July, November
Next Available Intake March 2022
Application Deadline No set deadline*

Overview

Are you interested in developing health-promoting environments, identifying public health priorities, generating initiatives for policy and action, and developing interventions that ensure equity in the health system? Then Deakin’s Master of Public Health is for you.

Deakin’s MPH will help you develop an understanding of global public health challenges. You will learn strategies and practical techniques to act on these challenges, prevent diseases and promote the conditions that optimize population health. Many students enroll in this program to progress in their current roles or to obtain senior positions.

Program

The Master of Public Health focuses on improving existing health-promoting environments, identifying public health priorities, generating initiatives for policy and action, and developing strategies and interventions to ensure equity in the health system.

Career pathways are offered in six areas: applied research, environments for health, health economics and management, health promotion and community development, public health nutrition, public health practice.

The degree’s flexible structure (half core and half electives) allows you to tailor your degree to suit your own interests and career aspirations. You can choose your electives from the many units offered across one or more pathways to build your public health skillset.

Admission Requirements

1. Completed bachelor’s degree
You must have a completed undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.2/4.0 (approximately 65% +).

Note: Deakin offers recognition of prior learning for equivalent or similar qualifications. This can reduce the length of the program. Please contact OzTREKK for details.

Admission Timeline

*While there is no set application deadline, you are encouraged to apply at least six months prior to the program start date.