Master of Global Health

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

1 Year

About the Course

The Master of Global Health provides a human ecology perspective of health and disease. You will gain expertise in relevant investigative methods, with evidence-based, culturally appropriate and cost-effective approaches to disease control, health promotion and health services development based on real-life public health interventions across a wide range of populations and countries. The degree emphasises the development of infrastructure for policy development, monitoring and surveillance, research and evaluation, and workforce development, among others. You will also gain advanced knowledge and skills for protecting the health of populations and preventing communicable and non-communicable diseases using epidemiological methods and contemporary theories and techniques relevant to international health priorities and settings.The global health program provides the basic professional education and training for graduates to work internationally in health departments, with government and non-government organisations, and with international and bi-lateral aid agencies.


Average Score


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Medicine, #46 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020