Master of Public Health

Request a Brochure

Learn more about Monash Online today

March 2019 intake now open. Apply by Monday, 4 February.

Are you a medical or healthcare professional looking to expand your career in public health, and make a positive change locally, nationally or even internationally? Our Master of Public Health will provide you with a range of skills to solve a range of problems facing our world today. Join us today, whether your goal is to take on a leadership role within your current workplace, or to influence change from the top down by getting involved in issues facing the world and influencing public health.

  • Study with a world-class university – Monash University is a Group of 8 University and ranked Top 100 in the world (QS World University and Times Higher Education rankings)
  • 100% online – With no site exams or projects, you can complete your online degree no matter where you are whilst continuing your career trajectory
  • Flexible scheduling – Plan your schedule around your work or personal commitments, even if you are working shifts
  • Accelerated delivery – Start your online program whenever you are ready
  • Six intakes throughout the year – Start achieving your goals sooner with condensed teaching periods and finish within two years
  • No on-site exams – Complete your masters degree no matter where you are located

Career outlook

Australia’s population is growing and with it the need for high-quality health services. With a Master of Public Health, you have a wide range of opportunities to influence healthcare policies and services from the top down. Your career opportunities could include:

  • Leadership roles in public or private hospitals, healthcare institutions or companies
  • Roles in local, state or federal health departments in health policy, planning and management
  • Research roles or further study at universities or health institutions
  • Positions in health advocacy or policy planning within non-government and international aid organisations such as the World Health Organisation, Cancer Council, Red Cross or United Nations
  • Jobs in project coordination, communities and advocacy, program management, health education, health planning, policy development, epidemiology and biostatistics, health economics, disease prevention and health promotion, global health and human rights, occupation and environmental health, and so on

Career outlook

Australia’s population is growing and with it the need for high-quality health services. With a Master of Public Health, you have a wide range of opportunities to influence healthcare policies and services from the top down. Your career opportunities could include:

  • Leadership roles in public or private hospitals, healthcare institutions or companies
  • Roles in local, state or federal health departments in health policy, planning and management
  • Research roles or further study at universities or health institutions
  • Positions in health advocacy or policy planning within non-government and international aid organisations such as the World Health Organisation, Cancer Council, Red Cross or United Nations
  • Jobs in project coordination, communities and advocacy, program management, health education, health planning, policy development, epidemiology and biostatistics, health economics, disease prevention and health promotion, global health and human rights, occupation and environmental health, and so on

Degree curriculum

This course focuses on experiential knowledge and tangible skills in a highly interactive and engaging format. You will study:

  • MPH5301: Health systems and policy
  • MPH5302: Biostatistics: Concepts and applications
  • MPH5303: Epidemiology of infectious diseases
  • MPH5304: Leading and managing in public health and health care
  • MPH5305: Epidemiology: Concepts and applications
  • MPH5306: Evaluation in public health
  • MPH5307: Introduction to health law principles
  • MPH5308: Developing health systems
  • MPH5309: Occupational health and safety
  • MPH5310: Introduction to environmental health
  • MPH5313: Challenges in public health
  • MHP5314: Epidemiology of chronic disease

Degree curriculum

This course focuses on experiential knowledge and tangible skills in a highly interactive and engaging format. You will study:

  • MPH5301: Health systems and policy
  • MPH5302: Biostatistics: Concepts and applications
  • MPH5303: Epidemiology of infectious diseases
  • MPH5304: Leading and managing in public health and health care
  • MPH5305: Epidemiology: Concepts and applications
  • MPH5306: Evaluation in public health
  • MPH5307: Introduction to health law principles
  • MPH5308: Developing health systems
  • MPH5309: Occupational health and safety
  • MPH5310: Introduction to environmental health
  • MPH5313: Challenges in public health
  • MHP5314: Epidemiology of chronic disease

Entry requirements

2019 entry requirements 

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate or related discipline with at least a Weighted Average Mark of 60% or an equivalent GPA.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant industry/management experience (for example, previous work as a nurse, doctor, pharmacist or healthcare services provider)
  • Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University also apply.
  • Meet the English language requirements

Entry requirements

2019 entry requirements 

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate or related discipline with at least a Weighted Average Mark of 60% or an equivalent GPA.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant industry/management experience (for example, previous work as a nurse, doctor, pharmacist or healthcare services provider)
  • Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University also apply.
  • Meet the English language requirements

Which Monash Online Health Masters is right for me?

If you’re having trouble deciding whether the Master of Public Health or Master of Health Administration is for you, this video takes you through each course and the career outcomes to help you make the right decision.

Which Monash Online Health Masters is right for me?

If you’re having trouble deciding whether the Master of Public Health or Master of Health Administration is for you, this video takes you through each course and the career outcomes to help you make the right decision.

Apply Now

Apply now or contact us at the following:

Phone

1300 176 443 – free call from Australia

Operating hours: 9am-5:30pm AEST Monday to Friday

Email

Course information: monashonline.admissions@monash.edu

Apply Now

Apply now or contact us at the following:

Phone

1300 176 443 – free call from Australia

Operating hours: 9am-5:30pm AEST Monday to Friday

Email

Course information: monashonline.admissions@monash.edu