Study a Master of Public Health
Learn how you can improve the health of millions and make a positive impact on a global scale.
SOLVE GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES
Learn strategies and techniques to tackle public health challenges, prevent diseases and promote the conditions that optimise population health.Explore the course
Impact health on a global scale
Complete over 100 hours of practical experience with a relevant organisation to refine your skills and make industry connections.
Finish studying in less than two years
Get your previous qualifications and experience recognised and you can graduate with an industry-led postgraduate health degree in less than two years.
Join our graduates in top jobs
Our graduates go on to work at top international health policy organisations such as the WHO, UNDP and UNICEF.
Employment is projected to grow in health and welfare services, occupational and environmental health, and Indigenous health over the next 5 years.
A postgraduate degree in public health puts you in a position to take advantage of the largest and fastest-growing employment industry in Australia.
Looking to customise your study? Tailor your degree by choosing from eight specialisations across three themes.
Health management and economics
Applied health research
Public health practice
Public health nutrition
Disability and inclusion
Learn from thought leaders
“ Deakin’s teachers are sought out as experts and have a long-standing commitment to translating our research into positive changes for individual and community health. ”
Chair in Epidemiology
An industry-led degree
“ As a clinician in the public health sector, it was essential that I have a greater understanding of the processes and policies that shape our health care system. ”
MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENT
Explore our range of postgraduate health courses. Complete a masters in a shorter time frame based on your experience and qualifications.
Solve global health issues through evidence-based initiatives and join the fastest-growing employment industry in Australia.Explore course
Become equipped with crucial problem-solving and data analysis skills to provide epidemiology intelligence to health departments and decision makers.Explore course
Become an expert in creating healthy environments for whole populations and prepare yourself for a rewarding career.Explore course
Gain expertise in turning data into evidence-based decisions to generate positive change and be primed for a career in Australia’s fastest growing industry.Explore course
Develop managerial and analytics skills to create positive health change and prepare yourself for a senior role in this growing sector.Explore course
Focus on improving existing health-promoting environments, identifying public health priorities, generating initiatives for policy and action, and developing strategies and interventions to ensure equity in the health system.Explore course
We’ve perfected online study with 40 years of experience in distance and online learning.
We’re the #1 university in Victoria for educational experience.1
Connect and learn in our dynamic community of 60,000 learners ready to secure their place in the future of work with you.
Join the 78,000 online students who have successfully graduated from Deakin… and counting.
Prepare for work while you study, with full online access to Australia’s #1 university careers service2, including career counselling, interview and resume preparation.
Study real-world course content via a premium interactive platform with Australia’s highest rated tech support.4
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