Master of Public Health Online

This guide is designed to assist you in making optimum course selections across the duration of your program and is not intended to replace the program requirements outlined on the MPH Programs and Courses page.

For further assistance in planning your program please contact the program convenor via study.rsph@anu.edu.au.

Course selection and requirements

    A full time study load is equal to 24 units (4 x 6 unit courses) per semester.

    Students must have been accepted with 24 units of credit from a cognate discipline in order to be eligible for the Online Master of Public Health.

    The course plan for eligible students must be made up by:

    • 30 units from courses listed in the List A table
    • 18 units from the List B or List C tables
    • 24 units from a research project (POP8106)

    List A

    Students may choose one course per each row (Semester 1 or Semester 2) in this table.
    Semester 1 Semester 2

    POPH8100 Fundamentals of Epidemiology

    or
    POPH8552 Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

    POPH8100 Fundamentals of Epidemiology
    POPH8101 Biostatistics in Population Health POPH8101 Biostatistics in Population Health
    POPH8103 Introduction to Health Services Research and Policy POPH8108 Social Determinants of health
    POPH8315 Research Design and Methods POPH8315 Research Design and Methods

    List B

    Students may choose one course per each row (Semester 1 or Semester 2) in this table.
    Semester 1 Semester 2
    POPH8318 Human Health, Environment and Climate Change (not available in 2017) POPH8313 Analysis of Public Health Data
    POPH8102 Global Population Health POPH8115 Health Promotion and Protection

    List C

    Courses
    CHMD8006 Global Health and Development
    BIO8021 Health and Disease in a Changing World
    CHMD8001 Directed Readings in Culture, Health and Medicine
    CHMD8005 Representing Medicine: Performance, Drama and Identity
    CHMD8009 Anthropological Approaches to Health Interventions
    CHMD8010 Anthropological Concepts for Health Research: From Risk to Suffering

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