Master of Public Health
The Master of Public Health programme is an internationally recognised public health qualification for students intending a career in disease prevention, surveillance, health promotion, epidemiology and other areas.
- Designed for individuals working in the health sector and graduates of related undergraduate degrees.
- The University of Auckland is ranked 70th in the world for Life Sciences and Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2015/16).
- Strong academic foundation for employment within health and other public sectors, as well as for public health research.
- The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is New Zealand’s leading provider of tertiary education in the health field and the country’s largest centre for medical and biomedical research.
- We are experienced working at the cutting-edge of research, at the commercial biotechnology interface, in the clinical care setting, and in the community.
- Our programmes are led and delivered by staff who are internationally recognised experts and highly regarded researchers.
- We pride ourselves on the close collaboration that we have developed with the country’s leading healthcare providers.
- We are committed to ensuring that all learning and research is supported by the best facilities and technology.
The Master of Public Health is available as either a research or a taught masters, and depending on your level of previous study, you can take the programme full-time over one or two years.
A wide range of taught course options are available and can be taken as part of both the research and taught masters programmes. Activities and disciplines covered include epidemiology, demography, sociology, health statistics, health economics, health promotion, health management, health protection, environmental health and health services and policy.
To gain entry into the one-year Master of Public Health, you must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health, or an equivalent qualification, from a recognised institution.
To gain entry into the two-year Master of Public Health, you must have completed a relevant bachelors degree, or an equivalent qualification, from a recognised institution.
In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your qualification as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects (you will need a grade-point average of equivalent to a B or 5).
The Master of Public Health is taught entirely in English. You must therefore be able to understand, speak and write English fluently.
To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve:
- Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0 or
- TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5) or
- TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21)
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Last updated May 9, 2016