Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course is suitable for graduates from any field, seeking a career in the health industry as a professional public health practitioner or researcher. You will gain a strong foundation in the core fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, qualitative research methods, health economics and health promotion, plus the broader social context in which health programs are planned, delivered and evaluated.The Master of Public Health with Specialisation offers the chance to specialise in Public Health Foundations, Applied Public Health or Public Health Methodology.This course is available by: coursework only, coursework and 24-point practicum, coursework and 24-point dissertation, or coursework and 24-point practicum and 24-point dissertation.Students may choose a research project that includes conducting a review of a body of scientific literature, writing a literature review and a detailed project proposal, development of instruments, an ethics committee application and preparing an analysis plan.
Standard entry requirements
- (1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(a)(i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
- Or(ii) a Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies 91230, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health 92210, Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology 91220, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
- And(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.(2) Applicants who have or have had a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' against courses 91550 or 92560 are not eligible for admission.
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