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Curtin University

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Master of Public Health

  • Masters (Coursework)

Prepares you for contemporary public health practice, addressing traditional and emerging public health issues.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
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Online, In person

About this course

This new multidisciplinary course is designed for those seeking to develop their skills and knowledge in public health. Whether you already work in public health or want to move into this field, our course can prepare you for contemporary public health practice that addresses traditional and emerging issues that threaten to negatively impact communities and the environment.

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What you will learn

  • apply research based specialised knowledge including recent developments in public health together with applicable research principles and methods
  • reflect critically on theoretical knowledge, public health scholarship, advocacy and professional practice
  • investigate, analyse and synthesize complex information and problems that impact directly or indirectly on public health outcomes
  • interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non specialist audiences
  • evaluate the applicability of existing and emerging technologies for public health practice
  • apply knowledge and skills to new situations in the course of public health practice leading to further learning
  • critically evaluate the impact of environmental and geographical context, local institutions and culture on public health outcomes
  • articulate, defend and apply a theoretical understanding of social justice implicit in public health practice
  • demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and accountability when interacting with diverse individuals, communities and organisations as an advocate/champion of public health

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