UNSW Australia

School of Public Health and Community Medicine

International Public Health


UNSW Sydney, NSW

Sydney, New South 2052


Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of International Public Health (MIPH) is recognised as a sought after qualification in international health. Many graduates of MIPH or similar programs have found employment with international aid organisations.

Program Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The aim of the Master of International Public Health is to combine:
  1. A human ecology perspective of health and disease and expertise in relevant investigative methods, with
  2. Evidence-based, culturally appropriate and cost-effective approaches to disease control, health promotion and health services development based on real life public health interventions, and which emphasises
  3. Development of infrastructure for policy development, monitoring and surveillance, research and evaluation, workforce development, and program delivery that directs and supports public health action to promote, protect and maintain the health of populations.

Program Structure

The MIPH program is offered in full-time, part-time and external modes. For most external courses, students must attend compulsory residential school workshops at the Kensington campus twice a year, before each semester of study. The program comprises the following components, for a total of 48 units of credit:
  • Core courses - 18 units of credit
  • Elective courses - 30 units of credit



Facts & Figures

Classification: Non-U.S. Higher Ed. Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

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