With a strong emphasis on research, the Master of Public Health program provides professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds with enhanced skills to pursue a career in public health.
A conceptual understanding of public health and research is developed throughout first year, and in the second year, individual interest areas are pursued through one of the five specialisations:
The Master of Public Health program prepares you to be a public health professional. There are multiple career options available in Australia and globally including working within the public and private sectors, development agencies and universities as a researcher, policy officer, health promotion officer, or as an academic. Graduates can be involved in managing and evaluating public health programs, formulating and implementing policies. You may also pursue further study and complete a PhD.
Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.
Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.
To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.
• Successful completion of a recognised 3-year Australian bachelor degree or overseas equivalent; or
• Other university qualification and appropriate industry experience
You may exit the program at 12 months and receive a Graduate Diploma of Public Health, following the completion of 120 credit points, or exit the program at 6 months and receive a Graduate Certificate in Public Health, following the completion of 60 credit points.
QTAC application: No
The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.
VTAC application: No
Direct application: Yes
Federation University code: HP9
CRICOS code: 102482F
Fees are subject to change annually.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.
The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.
As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.Other fees
You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.
Students who have successfully completed a fourth year of university study may be eligible to apply for entry into the program with up to 120 credit points (equivalent to 1 year of full-time study)
To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.
You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.
For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.
A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
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Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909