The Master of Public Health (Advanced) program provides students with the opportunity to extend their practical coursework experience in public health with the development and implementation of a research project. It is particularly relevant for students who wish to benefit from the strengths in research at ANU and its ready access to the local and national health administration and policy scenes.
Both programs comprise compulsory courses in core topic areas covering epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and administration, contemporary issues in public health and research methods. Elective courses can be selected from a wide range of topics to meet individual students’ needs and interests, including global health and development, health and environment, applied epidemiology and health policy and practice.
For a list of possible student projects please refer to Student Projects
The Master of Public Health (Advanced) can be done fully online. Please note that students wishing to undertake the online program only must be from a cognate background and should select courses for which the online delivery model is available. Please enquire for more information.
Who should apply
The Master of Public Health (Advanced) program is a vocational master’s level degreee designed for:
- Health professionals seeking a qualification to equip them for management
- Graduates seeking a qualification to equip them for public health practice
- Health administrators and policy workers seeking public health research experience