Overview

The Master of Health Management and Master of Infectious Disease Intelligence double degree provides you with the advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills to undertake infectious diseases prevention and control and health services management roles in government, community and health service settings in Australia and internationally. You will develop a deep understanding of infectious diseases in the era of new and emerging disease threats, and learn management approaches for the identification, assessment, prevention and control of infectious diseases. You’ll also be equipped with the specialised skills and leadership needed for professional practice in control of infectious diseases and for health management research and evidence-based professional practice.

Program Code

9041

UAC Code

910846 (CSP) 910847

CRICOS Code

096230C

Total units of credit (UOC)

72

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

N/P*

*Not published - The number of students is less than five and is hidden to maintain privacy.

Why choose this degree?

With this double degree, you will contribute to improving population health and work across a range of contexts.

Who should choose this degree?

You will choose this combination of degrees if you’re seeking a professional or academic career in infectious diseases and/or health management and health service delivery.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Epidemiology
  • Infection control
  • Major health facility administration and management
  • Hospital administration and management
  • Small health enterprise administration and management
  • Government medical service administration and management
  • Emergency/Deployable medical systems administration and management

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have either:

An undergraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management (see list below) and two years full-time professional or volunteer experience. This may also include equivalent professional experience acquired as part of a degree of 4 or more years duration (e.g. MBBS, MD) OR

An undergraduate degree plus an honours or postgraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management (see list below) *Examples include, but are not restricted to, medicine, nursing, allied health, health sciences, biomedical sciences, dentistry, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, social work, psychology, marketing, human services, emergency services, environmental health, veterinary science, health administration, business, management, engineering, law, science, mathematics and statistics, economics, policy studies and development studies.

Applications will be assessed in accordance with the UNSW Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and Procedure.

Application Procedure

For Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens, applications for postgraduate coursework programs at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine are online through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

For international students, applications for postgraduate coursework programs at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine are online through UNSW Apply Online.

Please contact the Student Services office for further information postgrad-sphcm@unsw.edu.au

How to apply

Applications for domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed through the the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Postgraduate.

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