A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time)
: Full-time | Part-time
Location: On campus | External | Online


Course name: Master of Health and International Development
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM044
CRICOS code: 051002J


This course is taught jointly by the School of History and International Relations and the Discipline of Public Health.

It has been designed to provide students with an understanding of comprehensive primary health care as it applies in the developing world in relation to an understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and empirical issues of international development.

It articulates with the University's Graduate Certificate offered by the Department of Public Health and Graduate Diploma in International Development or their equivalent, and credit may also be awarded for prior learning gained in industry.

The course provides critical insights into the social, political and cultural processes and the institutional contexts that shape health and development issues, research, policy and practice. It aims to develop highly skilled specialists to better plan, develop, manage and evaluate and implement health initiatives and programs.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants for basic level entry normally must hold an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Details of admission requirements for progressive or advanced level entry are set out in the course rule.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Master of Health and International Development 

Place type: Full fee paying

2018: $21,099

2018: $30,500
2019: $34,000


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.