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Master of Public Health
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
Students will complete 120 credit points (6 units of study), comprising of four core units and two elective units* PLUS a Research Thesis equivalent to one year full-time study.
Units are online and should be completed in the order listed below. May be possible to undertake Thesis component full-time.
*A list of Public Health electives is available from the Public Health Postgraduate Administration Officer. Units from a relevant postgraduate qualification may be used to apply for Advanced Standing form elective units.
|HST5161||Public Health: Philosophy, Principles and Practice||20|
|HST5602||Diversity, Culture and Health||20|
|Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Public Health after completing Stage 1.|
|HST5605||Leadership and Health Advocacy Skills||20|
|RES5115||Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches||20|
|HST5607||Strategic Decision Making and Program Planning||20|
|Students may exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health after completing Stage 2.|
|HST6200||Master of Public Health Thesis||0|
Each semester students enrol into research thesis unit HST6200 at 50 or 100% of full-time enrolment. Duration of thesis is one year full-time or part-time equivalent.