Study public health at the University of Newcastle
This course is designed for students with public health related bachelors who want to enhance their expertise to launch their career. The programme will teach you how to monitor the health of a population, identify its health needs, and develop and implement policies that promote health and evaluate health services.
You will gain skills and knowledge to approach health services efficiently, as well as develop a specialty in the area of your choice. You will be equipped to work as a professional clinician or allied health professional.
Get the right skills to work in public health
To graduate from this course, you will be required to complete eight courses, four of which are compulsory: biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, social and ecosystem health. You will be able to choose electives from the following: infectious disease surveillance, methods in pharmacoepidemiology, research protocol design and qualitative methods in health research, among others.
As a graduate, you will be able to identify and implement evidence-based public health responses in a variety of settings.
Start you career in Public Health
As a graduate from the Master of Public Health from the University of Newcastle, you can take your skills and knowledge into roles including health educator, health promotion officer and field practitioner across a range of public health areas including public health units, state and Commonwealth departments, academic institutions, united nation agencies, and others.
International graduates will be able to work in their home Ministries of Health, but also for local and international non-governmental organisations, the UN, the World Health Organisation and UNICEF; as well as for the private sector.