Master in Public Health (International) - Máster en Salud Pública Internacional
The Master of International Public Health (MIPH) 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 Master of International Public Health 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 MIPH program is offered in full-time, part-time and external modes. For most external courses, students must attend compulsory residential school workshops at the Kensington campus twice a year, before each semester of study. The program comprises the following components, for a total of 48 units of credit:
Core courses - 18 units of credit
Elective courses - 30 units of credit
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Pers (6 UOC)
PHCM9498 Epidemiology and Statistics:PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9605 International Health (6 UOC)
Additional Course Requirement for International Students.
International students from non-English speaking countries enrolled in the full time program in Sydney (Kensington campus) are required to take the following additional preparatory course in their first semester. This course is available for all students to assist to gain 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)
PLUS at least three courses from recommended international health-related electives, including:
PHCM9010 Community Development (6 UOC)
PHCM9050 Immunisation Policy & Practice (6 UOC)
PHCM9108 Program Design & Evaluation (6 UOC)
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods: PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9443 Htl Econ & Fin for Dev. Count. (6 UOC)
PHCM9606 Reprod, Matern & Child Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9612 Environmental Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9622 The Global HIV Epidemic (6 UOC)
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises (6 UOC)
PHCM9782 Infectious Diseases (6 UOC)
PHCM9783 Com Disease Control in HE & D (6 UOC)
PHCM9784 Tropical Disease Control (6 UOC)
PHCM9786 Non-Communicable Disease (6 UOC)
PHCM9787 Infection Prevention & Control (6 UOC)
PHCM9788 Infect Diseases Intelligence (6 UOC)
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism & Intelligence (6 UOC)
PHCM9811 Social Studies of PH (6 UOC)
The above international health-related elective courses are for students commencing their studies in 2016. Continuing students can view their original international health-related elective course requirements in previous editions of the handbook.
Two other electives from any of the (6UoC) courses offered in the SPHCM.
One more elective (6 Units of Credit) and a project in an international health-related topic or internship:
PHCM9143 Internship (6 UOC)
PHCM9148 Project (6 uoc) (6 UOC)