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Public Health

Public Health

Eager to improve the health of the population? A career in public health will see you working to prevent disease, prolong life and promote health.

You’ll gain the skills needed to analyse health information and plan and manage public health programs for populations, communities and individuals.

Through a multidisciplinary approach, you’ll explore areas including health promotion, health law and ethics, human biology, epidemiology as well as Indigenous, national and global health issues.

Career opportunities

Study public health to work in a variety of roles.

  • Public health officer
  • Community health officer
  • Health policy officer
  • Health project officer
  • Health program officer
  • Health educator
  • Epidemiological officer
  • Healthy lifestyle project officer
  • Public health communications officer
  • Policy officer
  • Advocacy officer

Courses

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People

NamePosition
Prof Shawn Somerset Discipline Lead, Professor
Asst Prof Ro McFarlane Assistant Professor
Asst Prof Indira SamarawickremaAssistant Professor