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

^ Offshore international students are not eligible for an Australian student visa for part-time study mode. * Not published - The number of students is less than five and is hidden to maintain privacy.

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 Recognition

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 ProcedureFor 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, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Postgraduate.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$31,680^*

Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$48,000^*

^There is a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places available for this degree. The indicative tuition fee for domestic postgraduate students shown is for fee paying students, not students in Commonwealth Supported Places. To find out more about the student contribution amounts for Commonwealth Supported Places visit Postgraduate Commonwealth Support.

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from 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. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year). Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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