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Want to address global population health issues and join a workforce that operates across borders? Unlike other Australian undergraduate public health programs, the Bachelor of International Public Health (BIPH) is internationally integrated with emphasis on courses aimed at improving the health of populations worldwide. Students explore a diverse range of case studies spanning international contexts and population health issues and priorities. Courses focus on infectious disease challenges, Indigenous and environmental health, women and children’s health, and global chronic disease prevention. International Public Health students will also complete a capstone experience in the final year. This may include the option of either an internship placement, study abroad tour or research project.
This course includes unique coursework from two of the world’s leading universities – UNSW Sydney and Arizona State University (ASU). Students have the option to complete some subjects at the UNSW Sydney campus or complete the degree fully online. You’ll study with students from Australia, the United States and around the world, bringing a global perspective to your education. The Bachelor of International Public Health provides a starting point to a career in international public health or international development.
Areas of study: Global health, health policy and practice, health promotion, Indigenous health, infectious diseases, mental health, public health.
Career opportunities: International public or population health – epidemiology, health promotion, surveillance and disease prevention; contributing to population health programs in local or state health departments; designing and/or evaluating interventions to reduce the burden of disease while working in a multinationals and development agency; research career in public health; higher studies, such as a graduate medical program, Master program or PhD.
Professional recognition: The degree aligns with the US Council on Education for Public Health accreditation criteria to ensure competitiveness in the North American market (the largest market for undergraduate public health degrees), and ensure students complete an accredited program for employment and postgraduate education.
Fees and charges: Refer to UNSW current fee information.
Assumed knowledge: English Standard.
2021 Guaranteed Selection Rank: 80.00.
Also refer to UNSW general admission criteria.
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Double degree options
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Honours at UNSW
Studying honours offers a chance to develop your research and professional skills guided by staff who are passionate about research and the development of new researchers. Honours is an integral component of many UNSW courses or may be offered as an additional year of study to meritorious students.
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