Overview

The Bachelor of International Public Health (BIPH) offers a unique experience delivered through the ground-breaking PLuS Alliance partnership between UNSW Sydney, Arizona State University (ASU) and Kings College London. BIPH students address global health issues in a dynamic environment for joining a workforce that increasingly operates across cultures and borders.  The program has been designed to strengthen the international public health workforce and as a direct pathway into a public health career.

The BIPH prepares students for approaches to emerging global and public health issues, including basic medical sciences, public health surveillance, health promotion, communicable and non-communicable diseases, environmental health, and global health systems. Students complete a digital portfolio throughout their program that provides an e-passport for their future career as well as undertaking a major capstone project in their final year with opportunity for an immersive field placement in a local or international organisation.

Program Code

3880

UAC Code

428200

CRICOS Code

N/A^

Total units of credit (UOC)

144

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

36

Why choose this degree?

The BIPH is available on campus in Dual-mode and fully online which allows students to study by distance from anywhere in the world. It provides personalised, flexible learning and offers the opportunity for engaging in a dynamic international community of students from around the globe while qualifying in a public health degree that can be applied in a range of local and international career contexts.

Who should choose this degree?

The BIPH is open to domestic and international students, either school leavers or mature age entrants, and is designed for those who are interested in rewarding international opportunities in the health sector particularly in public health, health administration and health management 

Majors

  • International Public Health

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Public health officer
  • Health promotion officer
  • Policy officer
  • Non-government health officer
  • Epidemiologist
  • Research assistant
  • International development advocate
  • Community health officer

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

Council on Education for Public Health (USA); it is consistent with recommendations of Council of Academic Public Health Institutions in Australia (CAPHIA)

Assumed Knowledge

English (Standard)

Entry requirements

2020 Lowest Selection Rank 1

80.00

2021 Guaranteed Entry 2

80.00

2020 A levels 3

13

2020 IB Diploma 4

29

2020 Lowest ATAR 5

81.45

1. 2020 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2020 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2020.

2. 2021 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

3. 2020 A levels

The 2020 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

4. 2020 IB Diploma

The 2020 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2020. It is to be used as a guide only.

5. 2020 Lowest ATAR

The 2020 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university. On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January. Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

2020 Indicative First Year Fee

$11,155*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 3

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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