New Master of Public Health offered at Macquarie University
The Department of Health Systems and Populations within the faculty of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will offer a Master of Public Health from 2017. Inter-disciplinary public health specialisations will be available in health law, ethics, and policy; health leadership; environmental health; global health; and research.
This is the perfect professional degree to engage in for a 21st-century approach to education and practice aimed at preventing disease, promoting health, and supporting healthy lives in a globalised world.
Career OpportunitiesStudies in public health prepare you for careers in
- health education
- health promotion
- research and policy development
- project management
- public health
- health and community administration
- advocacy and non-government organisations
- international health and development
- Public Health Clinical Practice
Examples of titles held by Master of Public Health graduates include (but are not limited to):
- Public Health Specialist
- Public Health Intelligence Officer
- Health Partnership Program Manager
- Health Data Analyst
- Project Coordinator
- Senior Legal Policy Advisor (Health)
- Public Health Advisor
Potential employers include government, non-governmental organisations, business, public health clinical or community settings, multilateral aid organisations, or other groups concerned with health, human rights, indigenous issues, environmental health, health leadership, and/or development.
Graduates of the Master of Public Health research specialisation interested in pursuing further higher degree research would also be well-equipped to do so, and to move further into a research career.
Master of Public Health SpecialisationsStudents undertaking this course can choose from the following Master of Public Health specialisations:
- Environmental Health
- Global Health
- Health Law, Ethics and Policy
- Health Leadership
Program: Master of Public Health
Location: North Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Semester intakes: February and July
Duration: 1.5 – 2 years
Application deadline: Candidates are encouraged to apply a minimum of three months prior to the program’s start date.