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Master of Public Health

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Start Date
01-Jan-2021
Location
Online
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Delivery
Online
Duration
2 years part-time
Provider
VU Online

About the VU Online

It’s the 21st century, and life is busy. Attending on-campus university classes every week simply isn’t an option for many aspiring leaders. 

At Victoria University (VU) Online, we make it easy to fit study around existing commitments including work, family and children. Our online learning platform is a virtual one-stop-shop that helps you manage your study commitments 24/7. Access your coursework, resources, assignment details and individual feedback from facilitators, all from one place. 

Course Overview

The demand for public health professionals is significant and expected to grow. According to Job Outlook, there’s been a 22% growth in public health and disease prevention related job postings compared to last year, with this trend expected to continue. In addition, Burning Glass Labour (2020) insight analysis reveals significant volumes of job postings for professionals that may benefit from a postgraduate public health qualification. 

VU Online’s Master of Public Health, with two specialisations in Health Promotion and Global Health Leadership, is designed for professionals passionate about influencing positive change in public health.

Inclusions

Award winning study model

Our award winning postgraduate Online Block Model recognises the complexity of students' lives while giving a consistent, manageable and connected online learning experience. Earn your Master of Public Healthfaster than on-campus, with our unique study model.

No exams or textbooks to purchase

The online units have been designed with a student-centred approach that spans from the overarching learning outcomes to engaging activities and self-determined assessments.

Support 7 days and in the evenings

Get the support you need, when you need it, during your course. Our support network has a single focus on ensuring you are entirely supported to succeed.

Entry Requirements

  • Completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline OR 
  • Completed an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline OR
  • Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Diploma based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

Specialisations

VU Online’s Master of Public Health, with specialisations in Health Promotion and Global Health Leadership, is designed for professionals passionate about influencing positive change in public health through gaining the skills to tackle current and emerging issues in local and global contexts.

UNITS OF STUDY

Victoria University Online’s Master of Public Health will equip you with the specialised knowledge and skills to pursue a career in public health practice.

Each unit of study lasts for seven weeks.

CORE

  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1
  • Public Health in Practice 
  • Culture and Society in Public Health 
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2
  • Promoting Health in Policy 
  • Systems Thinking in Public Health 
  • Public Health Program Management

SPECIALISATIONS

Health Promotion

  • Innovative and Evidence-Based Health Promotion
  • Social Media and Social Marketing Approaches to Health Promotion
  • Global Contexts of Health Promotion Practice with Diverse Populations 
  • Professional Project

Global Health Leadership

  • Global Health Leadership
  • Global Health Economics and Finance
  • Global Health Systems and Decision Making
  • Professional Project

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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Entry Requirements Completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline OR Completed an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline OR Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Diploma based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

Features

Award winning study model

Our award winning postgraduate Block Model recognises the complexity of students' lives while giving a consistent, manageable and connected online learning experience. Earn your Graduate Certificate in Nursing faster than on-campus, with our unique study model.

No exams or textbooks to purchase

The online units have been designed with a student-centred approach that spans from the overarching learning outcomes to the engaging activities and self-determined assessments.

Support 7 days and in the evenings

Get the support you need, when you need it, during your course. Our support network has a single focus on ensuring you are entirely supported to succeed.

Delivery
Title
Master of Public Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community health, Healthcare & Medical Marketing, Marketing for medical professionals, Leading and managing, Communication skills
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
2 years part-time
Start Date
01-Jan-2021
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Price
34800.00
Price Details
$2,900 per unit Total for 12 units $34,800* (2021 fees)
Location
Online
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Price:
$34,800.00
$2,900 per unit Total for 12 units $34,800* (2021 fees)
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