The Master of Public Health and Master of Health Management is a popular double degree that provides essential knowledge, skills and attributes for both a career in population health and extend their leadership roles in health service delivery.
The Master of Public Health provides a sophisticated understanding of the multidisciplinary area of public health, including epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research methods, health promotion, and opportunities for a range of specialised public health topics. It is designed to address the continuing education needs of specialists in public health, as well as providing a general orientation to public health issues and methods for health professionals. Students will acquire a deeper understanding of knowledge and skills for research, professional practice and further learning.
The Master of Health Management provides you with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes required for senior managerial and leadership roles in health service management and delivery. It is designed to meet the needs of health managers today and sets the benchmark for health services management training. A key focus of the program is promoting health leadership in areas of strategic planning, policy and decision-making. A strong emphasis is also placed on understanding and meeting the challenges of safety and quality within current and emerging health service contexts. The objective of the program is to develop judgment-ready practitioners who can impact on health service issues and health systems. This combination of degrees will give you sophisticated capabilities for leading in and managing complex health settings, including the capacity for improving health service outcomes. You’ll also be able to use your advanced knowledge and skills towards a professional career in health service management and in public health.
Please note: From 2021 this program will be called the Master of Health Leadership and Management/Master of Public Health.