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||Master of International Public Health
The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.
The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications, evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
Admission to the Master of International Public Health degree requires:
A bachelor’s degree with honours, or a graduate certificate or a graduate diploma from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification;
A bachelor’s degree in the field of medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary science, psychology, biological science, medical science, international relations, international development, education, social science, political science, communication and journalism, civil engineering, law, economics or mathematics from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification;
A bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field, plus two years professional work experience in health or international development.
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in the Tables of Units of Study: International Public Health.
To qualify for the award of the Master of International Public Health, a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, comprising:
30 credit points of core units of study; and
18 credit points of elective units of study, with a minimum of 6 credit points from Part 1 of the International Public Health table of units of study.
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2015 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2015 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2015 complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.