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UTS Public Health

Practical content. Expert staff. Evidence-based thinking.

UTS Public health

Practical content. Expert staff. Evidence-based thinking.

Join our community of vibrant, modern, innovative thinkers. Our postgraduate courses in public health equip you to thrive and respond to current and future needs of our complex and ever changing health environment. Develop specialist skills and take advantage of learning directly from our world-class academics.

UTS Health is rated 4 (above world standard) for public health research by the Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research for Australia initiative.

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Save lives, a million at a time

We integrate the latest research and findings to deliver relevant course content that enables you to tackle existing and emerging public health challenges in the current landscape. Course content is practical and evidence-based, using current real-world examples, so you can translate your learnings into practice immediately.

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Learn from world-leading experts

Learn from passionate internationally recognised public health experts who continue to impact change and inform policy. Our diverse range of specialists teach you transdisciplinary evidenced based responses to improving the health of communities through education, policy making and research.

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Balance work, study, life.

Learn in the heart of Sydney – our proximity to Central station and public transport provides convenient travel between work, class and home.

Tackle inequalities in health

Lead, protect and promote the health of the world’s population. UTS delivers new innovative and applied public health education integrated with disruptive research so you can tackle today’s and tomorrow’s complex global public health challenges – preparing, shaping, and training you to become the new public health professional.

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Join our community of vibrant, modern, innovative thinkers.

Our new Master of Public Health equips you to thrive and respond to current and future needs of our complex and ever changing health environment. Develop specialist skills and take advantage of the best mix of online and face to face learning.

Take a closer look to discover how UTS will help you influence and create change.

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Save lives, a million at a time

We integrate the latest research and findings to deliver relevant course content that enables you to tackle existing and emerging public health challenges in the current landscape. Course content is practical and evidence-based, using current real-world examples, so you can translate your learnings into practice immediately. Learn more about public health at UTS >

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Learn from world-leading experts

Learn from passionate internationally recognised public health experts who continue to impact change and inform policy. Our diverse range of specialists teach you transdisciplinary evidenced based responses to improving the health of communities through education, policy making and research.

Learn more about teaching staff >

Postgraduate students learning in collaborative teaching space

Balance work, study, life.

Learn online, on-campus or combine online learning with intensive study days. When you are on campus, you’ll be learning in the heart of Sydney – our proximity to Central station and public transport provides convenient travel between work, class and home.

Child being immunised

Tackle inequalities in health

Lead, protect and promote the health of the world’s population. UTS delivers new innovative and applied public health education integrated with disruptive research so you can tackle today’s and tomorrow’s complex global public health challenges –preparing, shaping, training you to become the new public health professional.

See the public health professionals we’ve already trained >

Master of Advanced Public Health

4

YEARS PART-TIME
2 years full-time

96

credit points

Core subjects (50%):

Foundations in Public Health

Social Perspectives of Public Health

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

Health Promotion

Indigenous Public Health

Planetary Health

Global Health Systems

Fundamentals of Qualitative Research

Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Advanced Biostatistics

Advanced Epidemiology

Electives (50%)

Non-Communicable Disease

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

Public Health Research Project/Thesis

Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach

The Regulation of Reproductive Health

Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health

Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System

Genomics in Healthcare

Health Technology Assessment

Introductory Health Economics

Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care

Primary Health Care in Diabetes

Principles of Primary Health Care

4

YEARS PART-TIME
2 years full-time

96

credit points

Core subjects (50%):

Foundations in Public Health
Social Perspectives of Public Health
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Indigenous Public Health
Planetary Health
Global Health Systems
Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
Fundamentals of Biostatistics
Advanced Biostatistics
Advanced Epidemiology

Electives (50%)

Non-Communicable Disease
Communicable/Infectious Diseases
Public Health Research Project/Thesis
Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach
The Regulation of Reproductive Health
Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health
Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
Genomics in Healthcare
Health Technology Assessment
Introductory Health Economics
Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
Primary Health Care in Diabetes
Principles of Primary Health Care

Master of Public Health

3

YEARS PART-TIME
1.5 years full-time

72

credit points

Core subjects (50%)

Foundations in Public Health

Social Perspectives of Public Health

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

Health Promotion

Indigenous Public Health

Planetary Health

Global Health Systems

Fundamentals of Qualitative Research

Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Electives (50%)

Non-Communicable Disease

Advanced Biostatistics

Advanced Epidemiology

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

Public Health Research Project/Thesis

Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach

The Regulation of Reproductive Health

Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health

Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System

Genomics in Healthcare

Health Technology Assessment

Introductory Health Economics

Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care

Primary Health Care in Diabetes

Principles of Primary Health Care

3

YEARS PART-TIME
1.5 years full-time

72

credit points

Core subjects (50%)

Foundations in public health
Social perspectives of public health
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Indigenous Public Health
Planetary Health
Global Health Systems
Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Electives (50%)

Non-Communicable Disease
Advanced Biostatistics
Advanced Epidemiology
Communicable/Infectious Diseases
Public Health Research Project/Thesis
Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach
The Regulation of Reproductive Health
Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health
Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
Genomics in Healthcare
Health Technology Assessment
Introductory Health Economics
Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
Primary Health Care in Diabetes
Principles of Primary Health Care

Graduate Diploma in Public Health

2

YEARS PART-TIME
1 year full-time

48

credit points

Core subjects (approx 60%)

Foundations in Public Health

Social Perspectives of Public Health

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

Health Promotion

Indigenous Public Health

Fundamentals of Qualitative Research

Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Electives (40%)

Planetary Health

Global Health Systems

Non-Communicable Disease

Advanced Biostatistics

Advanced Epidemiology

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

Public Health Research Project/Thesis

Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach

The Regulation of Reproductive Health

Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health

Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System

Genomics in Healthcare

Health Technology Assessment

Introductory Health Economics

Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care

Primary Health Care in Diabetes

Principles of Primary Health Care

2

YEARS PART-TIME
1 year full-time

48

credit points

Core subjects (approx 60%)

Foundations in Public Health
Social Perspectives of Public Health
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Indigenous Public Health
Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Electives (40%)

Planetary Health
Global Health Systems
Non-Communicable Disease
Advanced Biostatistics
Advanced Epidemiology
Communicable/Infectious Diseases
Public Health Research Project/Thesis
Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach
The Regulation of Reproductive Health
Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health
Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
Genomics in Healthcare
Health Technology Assessment
Introductory Health Economics
Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
Primary Health Care in Diabetes
Principles of Primary Health Care

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

1

YEAR PART-TIME

24

credit points

Core subjects (approx 75%)

Foundations in Public Health

Social Perspectives of Public Health

Fundamentals of Epidemiology

Indigenous Public Health

Electives (25%)

Planetary Health

Global Health Systems

Fundamentals of Qualitative Research

Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Health Promotion

Non-Communicable Disease

Advanced Biostatistics

Advanced Epidemiology

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

Public Health Research Project/Thesis

Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach

The Regulation of Reproductive Health

Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health

Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System

Genomics in Healthcare

Health Technology Assessment

Introductory Health Economics

Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care

Primary Health Care in Diabetes

Principles of Primary Health Care

Advanced Biostatistics

Advanced Epidemiology

1

YEAR PART-TIME

24

credit points

Core subjects (approx 75%)

Foundations in Public Health
Social Perspectives of Public Health
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Indigenous Public Health

Electives (25%)

Planetary Health
Global Health Systems
Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
Fundamentals of Biostatistics
Health Promotion
Non-Communicable Disease
Advanced Biostatistics
Advanced Epidemiology
Communicable/Infectious Diseases
Public Health Research Project/Thesis
Professional Placement in Health Services Management and Public Health
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Population Health Approach
The Regulation of Reproductive Health
Complementary and Traditional Medicine in Public Health
Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
Genomics in Healthcare
Health Technology Assessment
Introductory Health Economics
Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
Primary Health Care in Diabetes
Principles of Primary Health Care
Advanced Biostatistics
Advanced Epidemiology

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