School of Population Health

Global Health Summary

Which global health degree is right for me?

Master of Global Health (MGH) - 9048   8 courses (48 Units of Credit)
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
  The MGH program provides the basic professional education and training for graduates to work internationally in health departments, with non-government organisations, and with international and bi-lateral aid agencies.  It will suit students wishing to update their skills and knowledge and/or learn new skills to assist them in a potential change of career.
         
Master of Global Health Specialisation   8 courses (48 Units of Credit)
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
  Specialisations enable students to complete a specialised program of study in their postgraduate coursework degree. It allows students to focus their studies in an area where the School has considerable expertise, and may incorporate individualised research project work.
         
Master of Global Health (Extension) (MGH(Extn)) - 9051   12 courses (72 Units of Credit)
1.5 years full-time; 3 years part-time
  The MGH (Extension) is designed for students wishing to complete a Masters degree with a research component in international health.  It could also provide a pathway for students seeking to apply for entry into a PhD program.
         
Graduate Diploma in Global Health (GradDipIPH) - 5567   6 courses (36 Units of Credit)
1 year full-time; 1.5 years part-time
  The Graduate Diploma is designed to address the continuing education needs of specialists in global health as well as providing a general orientation to global health issues and methods for the health professions. It will benefit students returning to postgraduate study after a long period in the workforce by updating their skills and knowledge.
         
Graduate Certificate in Global Health (GradCertIPH) - 7367   4 courses (24 Units of Credit)
1 year part-time
  The Graduate Certificate is designed for health professionals who wish to study in a short time frame and are seeking to update their knowledge and skills. It will benefit students returning to postgraduate study after a long period in the workforce.
         

Dual Degree in Master of Global Health / Master of Public Health  (MGH/MPH) - 9043

  12 courses (72 Units of Credit)
1.5 years full-time; 3 years part-time
  The MGH/MPH Dual Degree will suit students wishing to complete two Masters degrees in the areas of Global Health and Public Health. It provides graduates with essential knowledge to work internationally in health departments, with non-government organisations, and with international and bi-lateral aid agencies. It also provides for a  career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research, and management of health programs.
         

Dual Degree in Master of Global Health / Master of Health Management (MGH/MHLM) - 9044

  12 courses (72 Units of Credit)
1.5 years full-time; 3 years part-time
  The MGH/MHLM Dual Degree will suit students wishing to complete two Masters degrees in the areas of Global Health and Health Leadership & Management. It provides graduates with essential knowledge in working with international aid organisations, and the skills and attributes to carry out senior managerial and leadership roles in population, clinical and departmental health services.
         

Dual Degree in Master of Global Health / Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (MGH/MIDI) - 9042

  12 courses (72 Units of Credit)
1.5 years full-time; 3 years part-time
 

The Master of Global Health/Master of Infectious Diseases (MGH/MIDI) Intelligence dual degree is an innovative approach to postgraduate health education enabling candidates to gain a better understanding of infectious diseases in the era of new and emerging disease threats, and management approaches for the identification, assessment, prevention and control of infectious diseases.

         

Dual Degree in Master of Global Health (Extension) / Master of Public Health (MGH(Extn)/MPH) - 9052

  16 courses (96 Units of Credit)
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  The MGH(Extn)/MPH Dual Degree will suit students wishing to obtain two Masters degrees in the areas of Global Health and Public Health, as well as complete a Research Project in global health. It could also provide a pathway for students seeking to apply for entry into a PhD program. This program enables candidates to specialise in public health in international developing country contexts as well as Australia and other developed countries.
         

Dual Degree in Master of Global Health / Master of Public Health (Extension) (MGH/MPH(Extn) - 9054

  16 courses (96 Units of Credit)
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  The MGH/MPH(Extn) Dual Degree will suit students wishing to obtain two Masters degrees in the areas of Global Health and Public Health as well as complete a Research Project in public health. It could also provide a pathway for students seeking to apply for entry into a PhD program. This program enables candidates to specialise in public health in international developing country contexts as well as Australia and other developed countries.
         
Dual Degree in Master of Global Health (Extension) / Master of  Health Leadership & Management (MGH(Extn) / MHLM) - 9053   16 courses (96 Units of Credit)
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  The MGH(Extn)/MHLM Dual Degree will suit students wishing to obtain two Masters degrees in the areas of Global Health and Health Leadership & Management as well as complete a Research Project  in international health. It could also provide a pathway for students seeking to apply for entry into a PhD program. The dual program meets a well-recognised need to strengthen public health, health leadership and health management capacities within resource-constrained settings in international and global contexts.
         

Dual Degree in Master of Global Health / Master of Health Leadership & Management (Extension) (MGH/MHLM(Extn)) - 9058

  16 courses (96 Units of Credit)
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  The MGH/MHLM(Extn) Dual Degree will suit students wishing to obtain two Masters degrees in the areas of Global Health and Health Leadership & Management as well as complete a Research Project  in health management. It could also provide a pathway for students seeking to apply for entry into a PhD program. The dual program meets a well-recognised need to strengthen public health, health leadership and health management capacities within resource-constrained settings in international and global contexts.
         
Dual Degree in Master of Global Health / Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (Extension) (MGH/MIDI(Extn)) - 9364   16 courses (96 Units of Credit)
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  The dual MGH/MIDI Extension program provides students with advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills to undertake infectious diseases prevention and control and health services management roles in government, community and health service settings with a focus on international settings. The program fosters sophisticated understanding and application across a complex body of multidisciplinary knowledge including infectious diseases intelligence, policy design, implementation and evaluation. Graduates are equipped with the specialised skills and concepts needed for professional practice in the prevention, identification, assessment, and control of infectious diseases. The program fosters judgment-ready practitioners who can contribute to improving population health and to work across a range of contexts including ministries and departments of health, government and non-government and voluntary organisations, military and first responder organisations, primary care and community healthcare services in both public and private sectors.
         
Dual Degree in Master of Global Health (Extension) / Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence  (MGH(Extn)/MIDI) - 9367   16 courses (96 Units of Credit)
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  The dual MGH Extension / MIDI program provides students with advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills to undertake infectious diseases prevention and control and health services management roles in government, community and health service settings with a focus on international settings. The program fosters sophisticated understanding and application across a complex body of multidisciplinary knowledge including infectious diseases intelligence, policy design, implementation and evaluation. Graduates are equipped with the specialised skills and concepts needed for professional practice in the prevention, identification, assessment, and control of infectious diseases. The program fosters judgment-ready practitioners who can contribute to improving population health and to work across a range of contexts including ministries and departments of health, government and non-government and voluntary organisations, military and first responder organisations, primary care and community healthcare services in both public and private sectors.