Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Master of Public Health (Research)

 

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Scholarships

Key information

  • 72 credit points
  • 1.5 years full time (maximum 3 years), up to 6 years part time
  • Course code: 91550
  • Intake periods: February and July

Important dates

Application due date for 2018

Applications open mid-September and officially close on commencement of semester.

Commence

Semester 1: 26 February 2018
Semester 2: 30 July 2018

Important dates at UWA

This course provides you with a strong background for a career in public health research or practice. In particular, it gives you a sound footing in the foundation disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics and health promotion, plus an exploration of the broader social context in which public health programs are planned, delivered and evaluated.

Course outline

The course by way of coursework and dissertation consists of

and one of the following dissertation units (24 points)

and three of the following units

The course by way of coursework consists of

optionally one of the following project units

and seven of the following units (five if taking a project unit)

1 full time; 2 part time

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

a)      (i)  A bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA;
  or    (ii) A Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies, or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA;
  and
b)      The equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

English Language Competence

All UWA coursework programs have a minimum level of English language competence necessary, for both Domestic and International students.

Course enquiries

Director of Public Health Postgraduate Coursework Programs
Assistant Professor Julie Saunders

Telephone: (+61 8) 6488 1305
Email: julie.saunders@uwa.edu.au