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Summary
Master of Health Specialisation Community Health (MOHH)

Study Mode
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 12 units

Duration
  • 3 years part-time

Campus
  • -

View USQ Handbook

Enhance your community health understanding

Strengthen your career prospects as an experienced health and social well-being practitioner with USQ’s Master of Health (Community Health). As part of your degree, you will have the opportunity to develop the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical application skills to analyse and address human health and social well-being issues within a community health framework.

Study flexibility

If you are not sure whether you would like to complete an entire Masters degree, apply to study USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health or Graduate Diploma of Health and take the credit from your studies to the Master of Health if you decide to continue studying.

This degree will enhance your career opportunities in the community health field as a specialist. Interested in going onto further study? Successful completion of the Master of Health will qualify you to apply for PhD entry.

Other majors for the Master of Health include: General, Health Leadership and Rural and Remote Health.
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 6
plus 1 x approved course 1
Total 12
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 24000

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Completed a 3-year bachelor degree in a health-related field from an Australian or internationally recognised university, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.