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Master of Health Specialisation Community Health

Master of Health Specialisation Community Health (MOHH)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • External
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 1.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July
Note: This degree is currently being re-accredited and, as a consequence, is likely to undergo some changes.

Overview

  • 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 health and social well-being issues within a community health framework. You will also work with a senior academic and researcher to plan and design an independent research project.
  • 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.

Further study

Successful completion of the Master of Health will qualify you to apply for PhD entry.

Career outcomes

  • This degree will enhance your career opportunities in the community health field as a specialist and contribute to and research your specialised area of health.

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 and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 12 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 6
1 x elective 1
Total 12

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

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Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

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

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 24000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

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

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