Aboriginal Hlth and Wellbeing - PHCMSS9054

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Program: 9054 - IntlPubHlth/PubHlth(Extn)


Master of Public Health (Extension) (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

Who should do this stream?

This stream is targeted for public health students with an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health generally and for those seeking to enhance the capacity of the primary health care, public health, allied health, community development and the broader sector workforce to cohesively address the physical, psychosocial, cultural and environmental determinants of health and wellbeing of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing is designed for students who wish to specialise in Aboriginal health and Wellbeing, which is reflected in their Testamur.

Students must complete 48 units of credit as follows:

Stream Structure

A. MPH core courses (18 units of credit)


B. Two stream-defining courses (12 UOC)

C. Two (12 UoC) courses from recommended Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing-related electives:

D. One more elective or Project or Internship in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing:
The revised stream structure and list of electives will be available to students currently enrolled in the Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing Stream. Students who enrolled prior to Semester 1, 2016, will also be allowed to complete courses previously listed as Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing electives.

Stream Convenor

Dr Rob Menzies
Tel: +61 (2) 9385 3480

Telphia-Leanne Joseph
Tel: +61 (2) 9385 3197

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