Overview

The Master of International Public Health and Master of Health Management is a double degree providing the essential knowledge, skills and attributes to carry out senior managerial and leadership roles in population, clinical and departmental health services. It is designed for those keen to work internationally in health departments, with non-government organisations (NGOs), and with international and bilateral aid agencies. You will gain a deep understanding of topics such as health promotion, health care economics and financial management, epidemiology, workforce management and clinical governance, as well as having the opportunity to study tropical disease control, immunisation policy, infectious diseases intelligence or bioterrorism.

Program Code

9044

UAC Code

910836 (CSP) 910837

CRICOS Code

068961M

Total units of credit (UOC)

72

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

65

Why choose this degree?

This double degree will update and improve your skills and knowledge of public health and health management.

Who should choose this degree?

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

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

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, 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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