The structure of the Master of Global Health program is diverse and covers a wide range of topic areas around maternal health, nutrition, mental health, environmental health, climate change, humanitarian emergencies and the double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases with an integrated approach in terms of health systems and effective health care delivery. The content has been uniquely designed to help you:
The international public health program is taught at the Sydney School of Public Health, Australia’s first and leading school of public health founded in 1930. The Sydney School of Public Health is ranked number 1 in Australia and Asia-Pacific, and 18th in the world for public health (2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities).
The teaching staff of the Master of Global Health are active within the international public health community. They have specialised experience working in developing and international countries such as Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Timor Leste and Uganda. Including:
By studying the Master of Global Health at the University of Sydney, you will be part of teams and involved in projects that are making a real difference in disadvantaged and developing international communities. You don’t have to come from a health or medical background to study – in fact, our students come from all over the world, allowing you to share experiences and learn from your peers as well as your teachers.
The global health program provides students with advanced postgraduate training that allows them to work in a range of national and international settings, including research, in-field and policy positions at government ministries, non-government organisations, aid agencies, academic institutions or research centres.
Our graduates have gone on to work with organisations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Médecins Sans Frontières, International SOS and Oxfam, as well as bilateral aid agencies and international ministries of health.
Our global health program is designed with busy professionals in mind. The program is offered with a range of flexible study options available, including part and full-time study and on-campus or completely online study modes. With these flexible study options, you can tailor your study load to suit your lifestyle and work commitments.
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