Master of Public Health
The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009
131 UWA (131 892)
(+61 8) 6488 1000
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Postgraduate – Full Fee Paying (FFP) & Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP)
The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points. (Courses may teach up to 72 points in a year)
For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator select 'Postgraduate Coursework Fee-Paying' and chose your course to see the annual and total course fees.
For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator select 'Postgraduate Coursework Commonwealth-Supported' and chose ‘I want to price my units’.
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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Postgraduate – onshore students
Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a)(i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
(ii) a Graduate Certificate in Population Health Studies 91230, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health 92210, Graduate Certificate in Communicable Diseases Epidemiology 91220, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
(2) Applicants who have or have had a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' against courses 92550 or 92560 are not eligible for admission.
Ranking and Selection Process
English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
This course has higher ELC requirements. Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5 and no band less than 6.5
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About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Partially Online
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 40 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Pathways for school leavers
Study options in Public Health
We offer a range of courses enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your personal or professional interests and advance your career.
As a world-class research university, UWA offers research opportunities of the highest calibre that will prepare you well for a career in the health industry. Your initial research training can be completed during the Master of Public Health with a 24-point dissertation. This can lead to enrolment in a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). View our 2022 Research Project Booklet [PDF, 1.6MB] which lists all 2021 projects and dissertations.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) has been assessed for validation of curriculum by the Agency for Public Health Accreditation (APHEA).