The list below is a summary of the current postgraduate coursework offerings in the school. 


Please click on course codes below for course descriptions and further information about the course. If you have further questions about the course content please contact the course convenor or your Program Director directly.

While most of our courses run as standard weekly modules over weeks 1-10, some courses have optional introductory workshops held during Orientation Week. Some courses taught in internal mode are offered in a series of intensive workshops over 3-5 days. Please check the timetables for further information.

Courses with enrolments less than 20 may be cancelled. Students will be advised as soon as possible if a course will be cancelled and advised regarding other course options.

An individual course which is specified as a core course in one program may be taken as an elective in another program.

  • Master of Public Health (MPH) Core Courses Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Perspectives of Health     Available
    PHCM9041 Foundations in Public Health & Health Care Systems Available    
    PHCM9794 Foundations of Epidemiology   Available  
    PHCM9795 Foundations of Biostatistics   Available  
    Master of Health Leadership & Management (MHLM) Core Courses Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    PHCM9391 Strategy Policy & Change Available    
    PHCM9441 Healthcare Economics & Financial Management Available    
    PHCM9701 Health Leadership & Workforce Management   Available  
    PHCM9748 Clinical Governance & Risk Management     Available

    PHCM9781 Evidence-Informed Decision-Making 

    (For students enrolled in dual masters programs, PHCM9781 can be taken as an elective. Students must undertake PHCM9794/PHCM9795 as core)

        Available
    Master of Global Health (MGH) Core Courses Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Perspectives of Health     Available
    PHCM9605 Global Health and Development Available    
    PHCM9794 Foundations of Epidemiology   Available  
    PHCM9795 Foundations of Biostatistics   Available  
    Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (MIDI) Core Courses Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    PHCM9782 Infectious Disease Challenges: Epidemiology and Control Available    
    PHCM9788 Outbreak Investigation & Intelligence     Available
    PHCM9789 Bioterrorism & Health Intelligence     Available
    PHCM9794 Foundations of Epidemiology   Available  
    PHCM9795 Foundations of Biostatistics   Available  
    Electives (students should check their individual programs or specialisations for specific elective requirements) Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    PHCM9010 Community Development   Available  
    PHCM9050 Immunisation Policy and Practice     Available

    PHCM9082 Advanced Health Economics and Financial Management 

    prerequisite: PHCM9441

      Available  
    PHCM9100 Academic Practice Available Available Available
    PHCM9120 Qualitative Research Methods   Available*  
    PHCM9129 Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease     Available
    PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods for Public Health     Available
    PHCM9331 Ethics & Law in Public Health     Available
    PHCM9381 Policy Studies   Available  
    PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in Health Care     Available
    PHCM9443 Health Economics & Financing for Developing Countries   Available  
    PHCM9471 Comparative Health Care Systems Available    

    PHCM9517 Advanced Biostatistics & Statistical Computing 

    prerequisite: PHCM9795 

        Available

    PHCM9518 Epidemiological Methods 

    prerequisite: PHCM9794 

        Available
    PHCM9522 Politics, Surveillance & Public Health Available    
    PHCM9606 Maternal & Child Health     Available
    PHCM9612 Environmental Health   Available  
    PHCM9615 Principles and Practice of Primary Health Care Services in the Community      
    PHCM9626 Inequalities, Inequities and Health Available    
    PHCM9630 Public Health Perspectives of Indigenous Health Available    
    PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises, Emergencies and Disasters   Available  
    PHCM9761 Public Health Aspects of Mental Health   Available  
    PHCM9784 Communicable Disease Control in Global Health   Available  
    PHCM9785 Predictive Modelling in Public Health   Available*  
    PHCM9786 Global approaches to Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes & Cancer Prevention     Available
    PHCM9787 Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting Available    
    PHCM9790 Digital Health - Principles, Practice and Evidence     Available
    PHCM9791 Implementation Science (NEW COURSE)     Available
    PHCM9792 Injury Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Available    
    Research Projects, Internship and Independent Study Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    PHCM9143 Internship Available    
    PHCM9144 Project (12 UoC) Available Available Available
    PHCM9148 Minor Project (6 UoC) Available Available Available
    PHCM9150 Major Project (18 UoC) Available Available Available
    PLuS Alliance Arizona State University Courses (Please refer to the PLuS Alliance timetable to see when ASU courses are offered to UNSW students) Term 1 2022 Term 2 2022 Term 3 2022 
    YMED5000 Integrated Emergency Management   Available  
    YMED5001 Homeland Security Available Available Available
    YMED5002 Hazards Governance Available Available Available
    YMED5003 Public Management   Available  
    YMED5004 IT in Emergency Management   Available Available
    YMED5005 Community Resilience and Recovery   Available  
    YMED5006 Interoperability for Emergency Managers   Available Available
    YMED5007 Critical Incident Stress Management   Available  
    YMED5008 Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice Available Available Available
    YMED5009 Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security   Available Available