Change people's lives.
Public health is amongst the fastest growing industries in Australia
Public health plays a critical role in preventing disease, prolonging life, improving health outcomes, and making a significant difference on a large scale.
With mounting challenges such as an ageing population, an increased risk of chronic disease and the rising cost of healthcare, graduates are in high demand.
Master of Public Health
Gain skills to influence policy and lead health services reform.
Graduate Diploma in Public Health
Prepare for a career preventing disease and promoting healthy lifestyles.
Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Make a lasting impact on the health of communities and populations.
Why do postgraduate study?
Postgraduate study can propel your career forward or shift it in a new direction. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and experience for your next move, turning a future of uncertainty into a world of possibilities.
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Master's degree graduates earn roughly 35% more than bachelor's degree graduates – $91,600 vs. $68,000 based on the 2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey.
Study part-time or full-time with 2 intakes per year. For many postgraduate degrees, you can complete the program entirely online.
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