Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

194604 v.10 Master of Public Health


Course CRICOS Code: 004012G
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 2 Years


This is a multidisciplinary health course designed for public health practitioners and others intending to develop skills and knowledge in public health.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Science plus a minimum two years of relevant post-bachelor degree work experience. Work experience is assessed on the basis of level of seniority and responsibility, job description, work-based referee support, publications or other writtenreports and short courses or conference attendance. Where applicants do not meet the two-year work requirements, they may study the course on a part-time basis.

Specific Requirements

Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening and Clearance Section of this publication.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is of four semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. External study is also available.

Intermediate Awards I

A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of the Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate awards approved for this course appear below.

Intermediate Awards II

Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion; Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences; Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion; Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health; Graduate Certificate in Public Health.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1

305644 v.1   Public Health Stream (MPH)   200.0
305646 v.1   Health Administration Stream (MPH)   200.0
305647 v.1   Health Promotion Stream (MPH)   200.0

Year 2 Semester 1

13151 v.4   Research Dissertation 600 16.0 50.0

Year 2 Semester 2

13359 v.3   Research Dissertation 601 16.0 50.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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