The Bachelor of International Public Health (BIPH) offers a unique fully online 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 online 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.    

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\^Offshore international students are not eligible for an Australian student visa for this program.

Why choose this degree?

The BIPH is available 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 


  • 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

2019 Lowest ATAR 1


2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2


2020 Guaranteed Entry 3


2019 A levels 4


2019 IB Diploma 5


2019 QLD OP 6


1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 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.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

Information on how A levels are calculated can be found here.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

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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Indicative First Year Fee


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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