Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Public Health.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

(a) an approved degree; or (b) other professional qualifications or training approved by the head of school.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 15520

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Apply online

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Population Health

Email: enquiries@sph.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 5426

http://sph.uq.edu.au/

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Public Health.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

(a) an approved degree; or (b) other professional qualifications or training approved by the head of school.

CRICOS Code: 003931K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 26400

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

http://sph.uq.edu.au/

Why study the Master of Public Health?

This program prepares health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds, with knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines, to define, critically assess and resolve public health and nutrition problems. Various fields of study allow students to focus on Australian public health issues or on international public health, including nutrition and tropical health in the Asia Pacific region.

Students can undertake this program in the following fields: Standard, Defence, Indigenous Health, Nutrition, Health Promotion and Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs and complete the program by coursework or incorporate a dissertation/ project. The dissertation/project provides an opportunity for students to apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills in a public health setting. Students can carry out their dissertation/ projects within Australia or overseas. All expenses incurred with dissertation /project are the responsibility of the student. Very limited Summer Semester entry is available to domestic students as elective courses only are offered. Full information is available from the School of Population Health Website: www.sph.uq.edu.au

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Public Health.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

(a) an approved degree; or (b) other professional qualifications or training approved by the head of school.

Additional application information

All fields of study are a mixture of internal and external delivery. All core courses are offered internally and externally. If a student wishes to complete the program either entirely by internal or external delivery the choice of courses is more limited.

Apply online

Apply online to the Master of Public Health .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

(a) an approved degree; or (b) other professional qualifications or training approved by the head of school.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 003931K

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 15520

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 26400

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Public Health

Careers

This program will benefit health professionals interested in moving into the public health area; mid-career health professionals seeking advancement in their area of work and clinicians wishing to broaden their range of expertise and/or move into management

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian College of Health Service Executives
  • Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine
  • Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Public Health

To complete the Master of Public Health, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #16 or #24 from the MPH List in the chosen field.
Refer to MPH rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Public Health.

Program Rules for the Master of Public Health

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: