Located in the seaside city of Wollongong, New South Wales, some 80 kilometers south of Sydney, lies the public research institution known as the institution of Wollongong (abbreviated as UOW). In 2023, the institution had over 33,000 students enrolled (including over 12,300 foreign students), over 176,000 alumni, over 2,400 staff members, including 16 Distinguished professors, and over 2,400 students enrolled.
The University of Wollongong has grown into a multi-campus organization on both a national and international scale. The main campus of the university, located in Wollongong, covers an area of 82.4 hectares and has 94 permanent buildings. It is located on the original location, five kilometers north-west of the city center. As well as three Sydney campuses, including the UOW Sydney Business School, UOW Liverpool, and UOW Sutherland, there are regional university campuses in Bega, Batemans Bay, Moss Vale, and Shoalhaven. UOW has campuses outside of Australia in Dubai, Hong Kong, and places in Malaysia. Additionally, UOW has forged alliances with other institutions of higher learning abroad in China and Singapore.
Nine campuses make up the University of Wollongong in Australia.The university's main site, the Wollongong campus, is situated on the coast of New South Wales, 3 km from downtown Wollongong and 80 km from Sydney. The North Wollongong railway station, which opened in 1915 on the South Coast railway line, serves the area.The Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities, the Faculty of Business and Law, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health are the four faculties that offer courses. On the Wollongong campus, there are over 2,400 staff members and close to 33,000 total students that attend classes. The campus also has student housing, conference facilities, food halls, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, a bar, indoor sports facilities, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, and sports grounds in addition to the teaching and research buildings. UOW College is located on the Wollongong campus.
A flexible one-year degree program offering a thorough introduction to public health is the Master of Public Health. You will apply theory and gain a variety of skills and knowledge in public health by putting a heavy emphasis on Work Integrated Learning, industry linkages, and practical placements (offered through the Public Health Practice specialty). You will participate in cutting-edge educational activities that provide you advanced work-ready skills and help you create a sharp analytical and social perspective to address challenges of importance to global health. The Master of Public Health Extension may be of interest to students looking for a two-year degree.
A fully multidisciplinary program, the Master of Public Health offers specializations from all UOW colleges and fields of study. You will have access to the major public health issues of the day, top academics from many fields, and organizations that are trying to decrease disparities in health and well-being. The program's organizational design adapts to the social and health challenges that are prevalent both locally and globally. You will join the field with advanced public health skills and knowledge thanks to problem-based learning, case studies, and a strong emphasis on skill development.
You will study the following four public health fundamentals and choose one of the following specializations:
Tuition: $31200 per year
30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course
Academics: 2.8 GPA