Master of Public Health

Master of Public Health

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$22,720
Domestic tuition: A$21,361

Program overview

ACU’s Master of Public Health program is distinguished by: Study options and flexibility to meet the needs of postgraduate students who are also working; for example, full-/part-time study, on-campus or online study mode, intensive unit teaching schedules (including weekends); A curriculum designed with reference to Australian and international competency standards for public health and practice-relevant conceptual frameworks; A focus on illustrating theory with relevant, practical examples of established and emergent public health issues and contemporary social issues with substantial health impacts, such as family violence, homelessness and cyber-/workplace bullying; A unique specialisation option, the Master of Public Health (Global Health & Advocacy), allowing students to concentrate their studies on issues of global health, sustainable development, food security and humanitarian assistance. This specialisation also allows students develop their advocacy skills, a vitally important component of public/global health practice: to not just implement positive change, but to also influence positive change in the first place.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Academic IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 (with minimum scores of 6.0 in all tests).

Career opportunities

A wide range of career opportunities are available to graduates of Master of Public Health programs in Australia. According to a recent public health workforce study, these opportunities are typically within the public or not-for-profit sector; however, one-quarter of Master of Public Health graduates are employed in the private sector. Approximately half of all Master of Public Health graduates are employed within the health sector, with others finding opportunities within education, government and services sectors. Managerial, analytical and program-/project-based roles are common destinations for Master of Public Health graduates. For many health practitioners, particularly medical practitioners or registered nurses, an Master of Public Health degree expands their career opportunities within their existing field (eg different roles or modes of practice).

Campus location

Fitzroy , Australia

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