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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Master of Public Health / Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy

The Master of Public Health / Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy provides students with a practical toolkit, interdisciplinary skills, conceptual knowledge and expertise for emerging public health practitioners, healthcare sector leaders, project planners, managers and policy makers. This program strengthens the capabilities of healthcare system and public health workforce by addressing the current and future global health challenges and population health issues by a combined focus on health leadership, public health and policy and health system management. This combined degree program is designed to leverage students’ prior learnings and existing knowledge and aims to foster new skills that will equip our students to be effective leaders in the industry. They will be able to lead and conduct research and healthcare data analysis, plan and lead projects, evaluate programs and policies, engage with stakeholders and work on real world issues. Delivered by internationally recognised academics and experts, this program is nationally and internationally relevant and will enhance students’ capacity to engage in, improve outcomes and make changes effectively. The graduates of this unique combined program will have strong local and global, theoretical, applied, and varied skills, ensuring their ability to make a difference at community, research, organisation, policy and other levels.

The Master of Public Health / Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy will prepare its graduates for a rewarding career in many different areas of health, program or project planning and management, local councils and local health districts, government departments, education, medical supply and pharmaceutical companies, health insurers, regulatory agencies, integrated care organisations, and not-for-profit organisations as well as the opportunity to demonstrate specialist skills in research and professional practice in the fields of population health practice, health promotion, health management, research methodology or medical statistics.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 Years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor program, or approved equivalent in order to apply for entry.

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