Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

James Cook University (JCU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Specialise in public health issues relevant to tropical Australia, surrounding nations and developing countries. Pursue your passion with a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, one of only two degrees of this kind offered globally. Complete most of your studies online, and benefit from immersive learning experiences in the north of Queensland by studying elective block mode subjects that focus on tropical, rural, remote and Indigenous communities. Develop your professional judgement and ethical decision making using evidence-based approaches. Use your knowledge and expertise in public health core competencies and tropical medicine to become an effective leader for positive change in the communities in which you work.


36 credit points by coursework


  • Public health and tropical medicine

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline
  • Or equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville International: $56,940 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Further information

This course is also offered to international students by offshore external study. For more information:

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