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Master of Public Health



Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Course summary: The Institute of Koorie Education delivers the Master of Public Health program in community based delivery. The study program in public health has a strong Indigenous focus that aims to produce a highly skilled Indigenous Public Health workforce through the delivery of multidisciplinary public health studies in a culturally appropriate, secure and inclusive teaching and learning environment.

This course provides participants with the skills to work in a range of public health environments, including community controlled Aboriginal health services, community controlled Aboriginal organisations and local/state/federal health departments. Course core units include:

A range of electives are also available in health evaluation, qualitative health research, health promotion communications, program planning and health economics.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: Community based delivery

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified


Deakin University
Institute of Koorie Education
75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds Vic 3217
Wendy Anders/Janice Jessen
Ph: (03) 5227 2538
Ph: 1800 063 383
Email: or


Last updated: 29 January 2015
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