Overview

The Master of International Public Health (Extension) provides you with the advanced knowledge and technical capacities to contribute to disease control, health promotion, health services development and public health research across a wide range of populations and countries. It fosters sophisticated knowledge and skills that can be applied to a broad range of highly complex public health issues in global health. You will be equipped with specialised professional skills needed for research and professional practice to work globally in health departments, with government and non-government organisations (NGOs), and with international and bilateral aid agencies in both the public and private sectors.

Program Code

9051

UAC Code

910818 (CSP) 910819

CRICOS Code

089221G

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?

You’ll choose this degree if you’d like to contribute to improving public health outcomes in specific and diverse international settings, drawing on a global health perspective. The Master of International Public Health is a sought-after qualification in international health and the extension is evidence of higher-level learning and skills.

Who should choose this degree?

If you’re looking to use your specialised skills to work globally in health, in a broad range of contexts, this is the degree for you.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Epidemiology
  • Disease control
  • Health promotion
  • Policy formulation
  • Research
  • Governance and management of health programs in global health settings

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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