Overview

The Master of International Public Health (Extension) and Master of Health Management double degree is an innovative approach to postgraduate health education, enabling you to specialise in both international public health and health management and complete a research project in international public health. This double degree meets a well-recognised need to strengthen public health, health leadership and health management capacities within resource-constrained settings in international and global contexts. We will equip you with specialised professional knowledge and skills to work internationally in health departments, with non-government organisations (NGOs), and with international and bilateral aid agencies. You will gain sophisticated knowledge and skills in public health and health management that can be applied to a broad range of highly complex population health issues in international settings.

Program Code

9053

CRICOS Code

089837G

Total units of credit (UOC)

96

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

20

Why choose this degree?

By choosing this approach, you’ll come away with complex knowledge of global public health and health management.

Who should choose this degree?

This double degree suits anyone who wants to contribute to improving public health outcomes in diverse settings, drawing on a global health perspective.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • International aid organisations
  • Epidemiology
  • Health care policy
  • Humanitarian health system administration and management
  • Hospital system management and administration
  • Community health care management
  • Academic career in Public Health and/or Health Management Research

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

The Master of Health Management program is accredited with the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) and Australasian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM).

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, social work, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, 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 must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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