Master of Public Health / Master of Global Development

James Cook University (JCU)

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

The Master of Public Health — Master of Global Development degree develops student’s conceptual and practical skills to work in areas of poverty alleviation, disease prevention, health promotion, gender equality, social justice, climate responsive systems, and sustainable resource management. Students learn to use evidence-based methodologies to analyse, evaluate and generate solutions to complex public health and development problems in tropical, remote and inter-cultural settings at both a community and policy level. Students can study on a coursework basis, with a research focus, or a combination of coursework and placements.


48 credit points


  • Public health, global development

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline
  • Or equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $65,920 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
JCU Online International: $65,920 Yes
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
JCU Townsville International: $65,960 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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