Why study public health online?
Create plans that protect the health of communities. Work to protect people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. Help plan for the care of Australia’s ageing population. Use healthcare strategy to help manage the factors that can lead to illness.
Concentrate on areas including health advocacy, research, disease control and prevention and chronic condition prevention. Work in areas including health promotion, nutrition, community health, women’s health, public health activities, for organisations like NGOs, clinics, community health centres, and local government.
Studying online means that you can work in your learning around what you’re doing, whether you’re looking to make a career change or pursuing a long-held passion for public health.
Public health highlights
- Make strategic decisions to have a positive impact on community health.
- Help to improve the lives of people who are systematically disadvantaged.
- Learn how to engage an audience around issues relating to public health.
Public health specialisations
- Interpret research to help plan healthcare resource allocation.
- Work collaboratively to improve community health outcomes.
- Respect and engage with the diverse needs of different communities.
Study a degree in public health
Master of Public Health
- Public Health Capstone Stream
- Public Health Research Stream
Study a single subject in public health
Why study online through OUA?
Find the right course for you
We can guide you in your selection from 290+ degrees, and 1,560+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.
Start studying, regardless of history
We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.
Gain credit towards your degree
Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.
Graduate with a degree from a leading uni
Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.
Feel supported from start to finish
Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.
Get going with OUA
Compare and apply
We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.
Work out your finances
During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.
Get credit for your success
We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.