La Trobe University

Master of Public Health

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Will you help design a healthier - and safer - future? There's never been a more important time to learn about the power of public health. With an ever-increasing need for public health initiatives to prevent and protect the community from diseases, the world needs skilled professionals who understand contemporary public health research and practice. And you don't need a health background to pursue an in-demand career in public health. Our Master of Public Health will give you important foundations in systems thinking, epidemiology, policy and research methods. Learn how to gather, interpret and leverage health data to create a healthier society. Understand the key principles of promotion, protection and prevention. Develop your research skills and learn how to influence our health systems.


To qualify for the award of Master of Public Health, students must complete 240 credit points consisting of: 240 credit point pathway


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Policy Development and Implementation
  • Health Promotion Strategy and Practice
  • Health Systems
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Public Health Responses
  • Social and Cultural Perspectives in Public Health
  • Systems Thinking and Leadership

Standard entry requirements

Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Course specific requirements - 240 credit point pathway

Study pathways

An early exit option is available at the Postgraduate Diploma level.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (City) International: $79,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (City).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

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