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Master of Public Health

Take the next step in your health career with a degree aligned with the standards dictated by the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions in Australia. Tailor the Master of Public Health to fit your personal career aspirations through choosing elective subjects relevant to your career goals and interests. You may also choose to undertake a substantial research project or major in Aeromedical Retrieval.

#1 in Queensland

for full-time employment 2024 Good Universities Guide, PG Health Services

#1 in Queensland

for median graduate salary 2024 Good Universities Guide, PG Health Services

Prepare for success

Build the skills to progress your career

Commencing

  • Online: February, July
  • Townsville: February, July

Fees

$9,945.00+

$28,152.00^

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

^estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible

Duration

1.5 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline; or equivalent

Course Code

72504

Course detail

Real stories

  • Nathan Dawes studies Master of Public Health

    Student

    Nathan Dawes

    Master of Public Health

    JCU’s Public Health courses are facilitated by dedicated, experienced staff who recognise each student as an individual and with a unique set of postgraduate circumstances. A must do for any health care practitioner wishing to further themselves.

  • Master of Public Health Graduate and Young Victorian of the Year

    Alumni

    Robbie Gillies

    Master of Public Health Graduate and Young Victorian of the Year

    I loved being in a new place and meeting new people from the Master of Public Health. We had amazing professors and specialists teaching us tropical medicine. All the highlights from my time there are framed by the scenery and the experience of living in beautiful Townsville.

  • Stephanie Topp Associate Professor in Global Health and Development

    Lecturer

    Associate Professor Stephanie Topp

    Global Health and Development, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences

    In Public Health and Tropical Medicine, we have an unusually broad range of subjects that allows students to tailor their Master degree to meet any one of the many options that public health graduates have. This includes aeromedical retrieval, tropical medicine, communicable disease control and humanitarian work

  • Health Promotion Coordinator with the Townsville-Mackay Medicare Local (TMML)

    Employer

    Barbra Kurkowski

    Area Manager (Townsville), Northern Queensland Primary Health Network

    I hire JCU graduates because they have a local context and knowledge of North Queensland. They have studied a comprehensive public health degree with diverse subjects, but local relevance. It’s very important for us to grow and keep skilled workforce in North Queensland.