Master of Public Health

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This program provides graduates with the skills required to improve population health, assess determinants of health and illness, develop and implement effective and efficient approaches to health services and to demonstrate specialist skills in research and professional practice. Upon completion of the program graduates will be equipped to function as a health educator, health promotion officer or in a range of public health roles in government, private or not-for-profit agencies.


80 units: 40 units of core courses and 40 units of directed courses. These are offered on a semester basis. The program is available online and/or face-to-face. Limited courses are available via face-to-face mode.


  • Public health

Standard entry requirements

  • Minimum of a four year undergraduate degree in a field related to public health such as medicine, biomedical/medical science, nursing, allied health, dentistry, psychology, veterinary science, education, law, engineering, business, commerce, science and arts. Applicants with a three year undergraduate degree should possess an Honours degree or additional postgraduate qualifications such as a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma
  • Or a minimum of one year's work experience in a related field.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $36,515 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
Online International: $36,515 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Callaghan.

Fees are indicative and subject to annual variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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