• Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en New South Wales
  • Precio:
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    UNSW Australia International Centre, East Wing, Red Centre Building
    New South Wales 2052
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master Public Health


The Master of Public Health (MPH) is widely recognised as essential for a career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research, and management of health programs. Many of our graduates occupy key positions in health services and universities in Australia, and the Western Pacific and Asian regions.


Completion of a recognized bachelor degree
Meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.


The Master of Public Health program provides preparation for education, research and service in all aspects of public health. The program includes study in epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research methods, health services management, health promotion, development and education in health, as well as a systematic review of topical public health issues. It is designed to address the continuing education needs of specialists in public health as well as providing a general orientation to public health issues and methods for health professionals.


The MPH 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

Core Courses
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Pers (6 UOC)
PHCM9041 Foundations (6 UOC)
PHCM9498 Epidemiology and Statistics:PH (6 UOC)

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)


The following electives enable students to focus on areas of interest and professional relevance. Electives may also be chosen from core courses offered in the health management or international health programs. In addition, students may enrol in electives offered by other schools and academic units within the University of New South Wales, as well as approved courses offered by other universities, in accordance with the UNSW policy on credit transfer. Students may undertake Independent Study to learn about a particular subject area of special interest where there is appropriate expertise in the School, but no formal course. Students choose 5 elective courses (30 UOC) from the list below:

PHCM9010 Community Development (6 UOC)
PHCM9050 Immunisation Policy & Practice (6 UOC)
PHCM9082 Advanced HE & FM (6 UOC)
PHCM9108 Program Design & Evaluation (6 UOC)
PHCM9120 Qualitative Research Methods (6 UOC)
PHCM9129 Prevent & Manag Chronic Dis (6 UOC)
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods: PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9331 Ethics and Law in PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9381 Policy Studies (6 UOC)
PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in HC (6 UOC)
PHCM9443 Htl Econ & Fin for Dev. Count. (6 UOC)
PHCM9471 Comparative H´lth Care Systems (6 UOC)
PHCM9517 Advanced Biostatistics (6 UOC)
PHCM9518 Advanced Epidemiology (6 UOC)
PHCM9520 Social Epidemiology (6 UOC)
PHCM9521 Managing Data in Hlth Research (6 UOC)
PHCM9604 Tobacco, Alcohol and Illicit (6 UOC)
PHCM9605 International Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9606 Reprod, Matern & Child Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9611 Rehab and Restorative Care (6 UOC)
PHCM9612 Environmental Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9613 Management of Aged Care (6 UOC)
PHCM9615 Principles & Practice of PHC (6 UOC)
PHCM9621 HIV/AIDS: Responses (6 UOC)
PHCM9622 The Global HIV Epidemic (6 UOC)
PHCM9626 Inequalities and Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9628 Health Impact Assessment (6 UOC)
PHCM9630 PH Perspectives of Ind Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9632 Indigenous Health & Wellbeing (6 UOC)
PHCM9634 Case Studies Aboriginal Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises (6 UOC)
PHCM9702 Management of Lab Services (6 UOC)
PHCM9711 Managing Human Resources (6 UOC)
PHCM9731 Outbreak Investigation (6 UOC)
PHCM9761 PH Aspects of Mental Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9782 Infectious Diseases (6 UOC)
PHCM9783 Com Disease Control in HE & D (6 UOC)
PHCM9784 Tropical Disease Control (6 UOC)
PHCM9785 Predictive modelling in PH (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)

Students may also apply to the Program Director to be allowed to replace up to 12 UOC of course electives with a 6 UOC Research Project, 6 UOC Independent Study or 6 UOC Internship.

PHCM9103 Independent Study (6uoc) (6 UOC)
PHCM9143 Internship (6 UOC)
PHCM9148 Project (6 uoc) (6 UOC)

Streams (Areas of Specialisation)

The following streams are available in the Master of Public Health. These allow students to focus their studies on areas where the School has considerable expertise, and may incorporate project work. Students who demonstrate capacity through achieving a Credit average and propose an appropriate project topic in the area of specialisation may apply to undertake a 6 UOC Project (PHCM9148). The project may be in the form of a small-scale research study, a case study, a program evaluation or a report on field experience, and will be negotiated in advance with the relevant Stream Convenor.
9045 Master of Public Health in Public Security (New in 2016)
9045 Master of Public Health in Quantitative Research Methods
9045 Master of Public Health in Social Research
9045 Master of Public Health in Health Economic Evaluation
9045 Master of Public Health in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing
9045 Master of Public Health in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Control
9045 Master of Public Health in International Health
9045 Master of Public Health in Health Promotion
9045 Master of Public Health in Primary Health Care

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