Master of Public Health with Specialisation
The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009
131 UWA (131 892)
(+61 8) 6488 1000
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Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students
The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.
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Postgraduate – onshore students
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a)(i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
(ii) a Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies 91230, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health 92210, Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology 91220, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
(2) Applicants who have or have had a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' against courses 91550 or 92560 are not eligible for admission.
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About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Partially Online
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 40 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Study options in Public Health
We offer a range of courses enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your personal or professional interests and advance your career.
Master of Public Health
UWA also offers a Master of Public Health which can be completed in 1.5 years. This course includes a dissertation or practicum and provides graduates with a suitable background and generalist qualification for a career in public health.
You can begin this course by enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies which is a six-month full time course.
As a world-class research university, UWA offers research opportunities of the highest calibre that will prepare you well for a career in the health industry. Your initial research training can be completed during the Master of Public Health with a 24-point dissertation. This can lead to enrolment in a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). View our 2022 Research Project Booklet [PDF, 1.6MB] which lists all 2021 projects and dissertations.