Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree, or international equivalent, with an average mark of at least 70%*.
  • All applicants must meet the University's English language requirements.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline (health, medical sciences, biological sciences, psychology, social sciences) may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit (credit will not be offered for degrees over 7 years old).
  • Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline (health, medical sciences, biological sciences, psychology, social sciences) may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit (credit will not be offered for degrees over 7 years old).

*Students who do not meet the grade requirement may consider applying for admission to the Graduate Certificate of Science or  Graduate Diploma of Science, as an alternative pathway to the MPH.

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English language requirements

All applicants, whether domestic or international, for admission to any ANU program, must provide evidence their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admissions.

Applicants may be deemed to have satisfied the English language requirements if they can provide evidence that they meet one of the following principles:

  • Citizens of Australia, or a citizen from one of the countries listed in the policy, whose studies were conducted entirely in English; OR
  • Successful completion of prior full-time study in the medium of English for a minimum of two years in one of the countries listed in the policy. The study must have been completed no more than two years prior to the date of application to the ANU program; OR
  • Successful performance in an acceptable English language test taken within the past two years.

ANU recognises a number of English language tests as meeting the English language requirements. The most common tests will be IELTS or TOEFL, the minimum requirements of which are:

  • IELTS - An overall score of 6.5, with at least 6 in each component of the test.

TOEFL (internet-based) - A score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading & Writing and 18 in Speaking & Listening.

Updated:  18 October 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Executive Support Officer