Master of Philosophy (Health and Society)

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Philosophy is a specialised research degree for students whose future career will require them to conduct, interpret and apply the findings of research. Health and Society covers research broadly related to Public Health, Social Work and Work Health and Safety. This degree One third of this degree is coursework with the remainder of the program used to conduct a supervised research project. The Master of Philosophy is also a pathway to higher degree research programs such as the Doctor of Education or the Doctor of Philosophy. What you will study You will negotiate a short program of coursework relevant to your topic before conducting an extended research project. The School of Health and Society has expertise in Criminology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Health Promotion, Indigenous Health, Occupational Hygiene, Public Health, Risk Management, Social Policy, Social Work and Work Health and Safety.


Average Score

WAM 60+ or GPA of 2.8 out of 4.


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking