About Population and global health

Learn from a network of skilled professionals in leading researchers and hospitals in our state-of-the-art facilities in the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct.

Undertake clinical education and fieldwork placements giving you invaluable practical experience.

Choose from a wide variety of disciplines including healthy ageing, infectious disease epidemiology, biostatistics, gender and women’s health, global health, health economics and economic evaluation, health policy, health social sciences, Indigenous health, primary care and sexual health.

University of Melbourne - 2022 Quill Awards

COVID-19 demonstrated the importance of public health practitioners in keeping communities safe and healthy. Many of our students and alumni worked as ‘disease detectives’ to assist the DHHS.

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Why study at the University of Melbourne

A meaningful career

A meaningful career

Study at the #1 University for Public Health in Australia and #12 globally and be at the cutting edge of global health practice and research.

Industry engagement

Industry engagement

Benefit from strong interdisciplinary collaborations across the University, and our hospital and research institute partners.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Learn from academics doing groundbreaking research across health fields.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

The teaching faculty are brilliant. They come with experience from all around the globe and they’ve worked in the field for many years.

Jomy, Public Health Officer, Victorian Department of Health. Master of Public Health (2020)

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