Master of Public Health University of Queensland - UQ

5.0 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Masters Degree
1.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Master of Public Health is an interdisciplinary program that teaches courses relevant to public health practice and research. There are several ways of meeting admission requirements.

Benefit from a program that is evidence-based and comprehensive, and reflects UQ's strong links with organisations such as Australian Aid, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and international ministries of health.

Choose one field of study from six different options. In each field, you'll complete a range of core courses, specialist courses, and electives, to build and extend your knowledge.

Undertake a research project that addresses a specific topic or problem relevant to public health. You'll be involved in all aspects of research, from defining a topic and methodology to interpreting results and reporting on your findings.


Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
Global Health
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Indigenous Health


Careers in public health are diverse and graduates work across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Roles might include:
Medical and health...

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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: It is a very well structured course, truly expands my knowledge and thought process. It is a great exposure in terms of global health. The academic staff are very helpful, supportive and approachable. This course also expands my future career choices.

Negatives: Many assignments, some are too much work for the w...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Brilliant staff, great facilities, engaging and enlightening content, amazing resources.

Negatives: Access to on campus learning. Parking is a nightmare and public transport is not reliable.

My advice to future students is: Despite the barriers, study on campus; get to know your peers and lectures, engage in ...

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