Graduate Diploma in International Health - Posgrado en Salud Internacional
An International Public Health degree is recognised as a sought after qualification in international health. Many graduates of MIPH or similar programs have found employment with international aid organisations.
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
The aim of the International Public Health program is to combine:
A human ecology perspective of health and disease and expertise in relevant investigative methods, with
Evidence-based, culturally appropriate and cost-effective approaches to disease control, health promotion and health services development based on real life public health interventions, and which emphasises
Development of infrastructure for policy development, monitoring and surveillance, research and evaluation, workforce development, and program delivery that directs and supports public health action to promote, protect and maintain the health of populations.
The Graduate Diploma in International Public Health is offered in full-time, part-time and external modes. For most courses, external students must attend compulsory residential school workshops at the Kensington campus twice a year, once before each semester of study.
The program is offered as a 36 unit of credit (UOC) program comprising six courses from the Masters program.
A. Core Courses
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Pers (6 UOC)
PHCM9605 International Health (6 UOC)
B. Three courses (18UoC) from recommended international health-related elective offerings for the Master of International Public Health program.
C. One other elective course from any of the (6UoC) courses offered in the SPHCM.
Additional Course Requirement for International Students.
Students from non-English speaking countries who have not previously completed a degree in Australia or other English-speaking country are required to take the following additional preparatory course in their first semester. This course is also available for all other students to assist in gaining maximum benefit from their study. The course is made available at no charge to students and does not contribute to the UOC requirements of the degree.
PHCM9100 Academic Practice (0 UOC)