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Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Much of the misery and costs of disease and disability are preventable. Gaining the necessary skills and knowledge are fundamental to addressing many of the 21st century's complex health problems and future proofing your career as a leader in public health.

The pace of change in the public health domain is staggering, as are the many global public health issues facing the world today. If you are seeking to lead in the fields of disease prevention, health promotion, health research and evaluation, health policy, environmental health and health systems, a University of Tasmania Master of Public Health will help prepare you to have impact and to make a difference.

Career outcomes

"Tasmania faces a combination of health, social, and economic challenges, and the team at the University of Tasmania is invested in – and passionate about – trying to solve these challenges and teaching the next generation of clinicians, policy professionals, and advocates."

Tim Kariotis - Master of Public Health

Upon completing a Master of Public Health, you could find yourself working in the fields of:

  • Improving health
  • Protecting health
  • Maintaining and raising standards of health and social care
  • Working with informational (health intelligence)
  • Working in academic public health (teaching and research)
  • Leading strategic planning, management, and policy development
  • Designing and evaluating public health interventions

Professional recognition:

Our program is professional recognised and has been benchmarked against the Council of Health Institutes Australasian (CAPHIA) standards and the Royal Australian College of Physicians.

Course structure

Entry requirements

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Domestic students enrolled in certain postgraduate coursework programs may not be eligible for student payments through Youth Allowance and Austudy. Visit the Department of Social Services website to find out more about eligibility for Centrelink support and the list of eligible courses

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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