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Global Health

Master of Global Health


Master of Global Health

Credit points required to complete


Time to complete full-time

1.5 years

Time to complete part-time

2 - 6 years


The Master of Global Health at the Sydney School of Public Health prepares graduates to work to improve the health of populations in the global context. The course has a specific focus on achieving equity in health for people worldwide and on preparing you to apply public health principles in some of the most challenging and demanding settings in the world.

Course outcomes

The course focuses on themes such as:

  • causes of ill-health and mortality
  • health policy and health system strengthening
  • infectious diseases
  • maternal and child health
  • non-communicable diseases
  • nutrition
  • project management, and
  • research methods.

Further enquiries

Master of Global Health enquiries: