Master of Public Health

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This program equips students with the tools to investigate, critique, manage and respond to complex health and social issues in inter-cultural, local and global contexts. It offers advanced skills in interpreting health information, including epidemiology, statistical analysis, quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students will also extend their ability to formulate strategies by evaluating and designing public health interventions, and applying their knowledge of public health practice to health promotion, health systems, health policy and health care decision making.

Course Fee:

Australian: $31,548
International: $36,900

Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of a bachelor degree or graduate diploma in a relevant area, such as public health, health science, primary health care, medicine or health promotion. Applicants who have successfully completed a bachelor degree in a non-related area who have also successfully completed an honours degree or graduate diploma are also eligible to apply.

Structure:

For Domestic Australian Students - completion through coursework only or a combination of coursework and research treatise. All students must complete the core units and may select specialist electives or a combination of specialist electives and the research treatise in consultation with staff from the Menzies School of Health Research. The course is offered 100% online with 6 units also offered face-to-face for weekly classes for those student wishing to attend. For International Students - completion through a combination of coursework and research treatise. All students must complete the core units and a combination of specialist electives and the research treatise in consultation with staff from the Menzies School of Health Research. Students are required to attend weekly lectures and tutorials on campus at Casuarina, Northern Territory.

Subjects you can Study:

Indigenous health; Global and tropical health

Further information:

This course requires a high level of academic reading and writing. Students who are not confident with their academic literacy skills are encouraged to develop them prior to enrolling.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Online 1.5 years
Casuarina No info Yes
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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