Master of Public Health (Advanced) at Australian National University, Australia

The ANU Master of Public Health (Advanced) program will help you to improve the health of people all over the world. Through scientific and innovative instruction, you'll gain a better understanding of current public health topics and learn practical techniques to analyze public health problems.

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The ANU Master of Public Health (Advanced) program will help you to improve the health of people all over the world. Through scientific and innovative instruction, you'll gain a better understanding of current public health topics and learn practical techniques to analyze public health problems.


This program will provide you with real-world experience in public health through core courses that will equip you with the skills you need. And electives that will allow you to follow your passions, whether you study online or on campus. 


This advanced program includes a research project and a thesis. Also, workplace learning can simply be incorporated for those who work in relevant public health jobs.

What you will Study:

The Master of Public Health degree covers areas such as aging, mental health, health services research, global health, chronic illness epidemiology, environment, climate and health, infectious disease epidemiology and modeling, and society, culture, and health.


  1. Using analytical tools, define and describe public health challenges. 

  2. Recognize the factors that drive important public health challenges. 

  3. Find out what influences the need for, demand for, and use of health care and public health services. 

  4. Critically review study findings in medical, public health, and science journals. 

  5. Explain how cultural, behavioral, biological, and economic variables contribute to disease. 

  6. Using a combination of ingenuity, curiosity, and evidence-based rigor, solve public health concerns.

Learning Outcomes

The Master of Public Health is for health professionals who want to move up in management, graduates who want to move up in public health practice, and health administrators and policymakers who want to progress in their careers.



  1. Explain and apply your understanding of socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, and sociocultural elements to health and disease.


  1. Recognition of  the elements that determine the emergence, occurrence, and prevalence of major health problems in communities;


  1. Recognize the influences on the need for, demand for, and use of health care and public health services;


  1. Critically evaluate quantitative and qualitative study findings in medical, public health, and social science journals.


  1. Analytical tools should be applied to characterize and describe public health challenges..


  1. Demonstrate originality, inquisitiveness, and evidence-based rigor when using public health problem-solving abilities;


  1. Effectively and persuasively communicate orally and in writing;


  1. Combining knowledge and research methodological skills to address a research question;


  1. Apply advanced research methodology skills over the course of a long period of time.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Public Health program can work in global health or medicine, with the World Health Organization being a popular choice. 


Epidemiologists are a profession that some people choose to pursue. Our postgraduate public health programs will prepare you for a career in public health or allied fields, such as doctoral studies.

Research Component

This advanced program involves a thesis as well as a large research project. It has been certified by the AQF at Level 9.


Study options

The Master of Public Health degree is a standard program. You can complete courses and a research thesis on any topic you like in the Master of Public Health (Advanced) program.  


This curriculum is totally online and may be finished in only a few hours. Students who plan to study exclusively online should have relevant experience and enroll in courses that utilize the online delivery model. 







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