Master of Public Health

Program code

5263

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 to 1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points

120

Indicative fee

$9,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree or higher

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2022 (more)

Applications close

Monday, 4 July 2022

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 intakes

To be eligible for the award of Master of Public Health (MPH), a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 80 credit points for the core courses and
    • gain 40 credit points from the listed elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 70 credit points for the core courses and
    • gain 10 credit points from the listed elective courses and
    • successfully complete the 40 credit point dissertation.

Advanced standing

To be eligible for the award of Master of Public Health (MPH), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 40 credit points for the core courses and
    • gain 40 credit points from the listed elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses and
    • gain 10 credit points from the listed elective courses and
    • successfully complete the 40 credit point dissertation.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Exit point

To be eligible to exit the Master of Public Health program with the Graduate Diploma of Public Health award, a student must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 60 credit points for the core courses and
    • gain 20 credit points from the listed elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 70 credit points for the core courses and
    • gain 10 credit points from the listed elective courses.

The Graduate Diploma exit point is not available to students admitted to the Masters program with advanced standing.

Students who exit with the Graduate Diploma will not be eligible for readmission to complete the Master of Public Health.

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.