CL45 Master of Public Health

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

It is recommended students undertake the core public health units before commencing the elective units or starting the practice or research project units.

The following units are compulsory for those enrolled in 16 unit pathway:

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL20001 Understanding Public Health
PBHL20002 Systems Thinking in Public Health
PBHL20003 Social Epidemiology and Statistics
PBHL20004 Public Health Action and Evaluation
PBHL20005 Global Public Health
PBHL20006 Participatory Health Research
PBHL20007 Cultural Immersion and Lived Experience
PBHL20008 Engaging with Cross-cultural Communities
PBHL20009 Health and Wellbeing in the Cross-Cultural Community
PBHL20010 Public Health Practice in the Cross-Cultural Community

The following units are compulsory for those enrolled in 12 unit pathway:

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL20001 Understanding Public Health
PBHL20002 Systems Thinking in Public Health
PBHL20003 Social Epidemiology and Statistics
PBHL20004 Public Health Action and Evaluation
PBHL20005 Global Public Health
PBHL20006 Participatory Health Research

If you are choosing the practice or research project major, you need to complete the following four units:

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
PBHL20011 Public Health Project Proposal
PBHL20012 Public Health Project Work 1
PBHL20013 Public Health Project Work 2
PBHL20014 Public Health Project Report

If you are choosing the liberal studies major (electives), you need to choose 5 units from the following list. In your final term you will need to complete the compulsory unit.

Available units
Students must complete 5 from the following units:
PSYC20036 Applied Positive Psychology
PSYC20037 Introduction to Positive Psychology: Perspectives on Wellbeing
PSYC20038 Positive Psychology: Research Methods
PSYC20039 Inter-disciplinary and Cross-cultural Approaches to Wellbeing
PSYC20040 Wellbeing Initiatives: Local and Global Scales
PSYC20042 Building Wellbeing and Resilience: Interconnected Factors
HAGE20001 Contemporary Approaches to Gerontological Care
HAGE20003 Policy and Practice Projections
HAGE20005 Health Promotion for Healthy Ageing
DCHA20005 Predictors of Healthy Ageing
DCHA20001 Ageing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
DCHA20002 Ageing in Rural and Remote Areas
DCHA20003 Supporting Older People with Cognitive and Sensory Changes
DEME20001 Dementia and Its Complexities
DEME20002 Supporting and Caring for People with Dementia
DEME20003 Supporting People With Dementia
DFVP20001 Domestic and Family Violence Practice: Key Concepts and Perspectives
DFVP20002 Domestic and Family Violence Responses and Interventions
DFVP20003 Advanced Studies in Domestic and Family Violence Practice
DFVP20003 Advanced Studies in Domestic and Family Violence Practice
DFVP20004 Child Safety and Domestic and Family Violence
DFVP20005 Men's Behaviour Change Interventions and Practice
DFVP20006 Working with Victim/Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence
DFVP20008 Leadership and Management in Domestic and Family Violence Practice
DFVP20009 Advanced Skills for Men's Behaviour Change
Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PSYC20061 Research Evaluation for Psychology Practice