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MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Start Date
01-May-2021
Location
Online
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Delivery
Online
Duration
2 years part-time
Provider
Victoria University Online

Duration

2 years part-time

Study intakes

Jan, Mar, May, July, Sep, Oct

Fees

$2,900 per unit, FEE-HELP available

Units

12 (7 weeks)

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the online Master of Public Health, you are required to have:

  • 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. 

Students may choose to exit after completing 8 units in the course, in which case they may graduate with a Graduate Diploma in Public Health.

UNITS OF STUDY

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 through gaining the skills to tackle current and emerging issues in local and global contexts. Each unit of study lasts for seven weeks.

Roles in public health are diverse and in high demand. They cover areas of health promotion, disease prevention and policy. Depending on your career goals and skill set, studying the Master of Public Health course with VU Online will open up numerous roles that may interest you.

Global Health Leadership

  • Disease Preparedness Researcher
  • Disaster Preparedness Coordinator 
  • Infection Preventionist 
  • Health Informatics Specialist 
  • Communications Manager
  • Health Administrator 
  • Senior Advisor - Health
  • Policy Advisor - Health

Health Promotion

  • NGO Manager 
  • Health Promoter
  • Public Health Researcher
  • Community Health Promoter 
  • Public Policy and Strategy Consultant
  • Health Educator
  • Health Promotion Research Coordinator 

Other roles in this field include

  • Public Health Medical Officer
  • Lecturer in Health
  • Medical/Health Advisor
  • Program Officer
  • Communicable Disease Analyst 
  • Project Officer

STUDENT SUPPORT

VU Online provides you with the support you need, when you need it, throughout the course. With four layers of student support, our goal is to ensure you succeed in your studies.

Our highly experienced academics understand how to deliver a quality online learning experience and are highly responsive and accessible.

You will also have access to a dedicated Student Success Advisor, who provides motivation and one-on-one personalised assistance with non-academic matters for the duration of the course. You will experience the support of a community through chat, virtual seminars and discussion board activity. Your support network is only a phone call or email away.

WHY STUDY WITH VU ONLINE?

Ranked among the world’s top two per cent of universities, VU Online is respected by employers and professionals alike.

We offer degrees that empower you to progress over time, putting your dream qualification in reach – regardless of educational background.

Known for industry-focused courses as well as high-calibre facilitators and academics, VU Online combines a track record in tertiary education that puts students first with a deep understanding of contemporary online learning.

Study with VU Online and you’ll be part of a vibrant, virtual community of like-minded peers, actively supported to achieve your professional goals.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the online Master of Public Health, you are required to have:

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.

Students may choose to exit after completing 8 units in the course, in which case they may graduate with a Graduate Diploma in Public Health.
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
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
2 years part-time
Start Date
01-May-2021
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Price
34800.00
Price Details
$2,900 per unit, Total for 12 units $34,800 (2021 fees), FEE-HELP available
Location
Online
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