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Master of Public Health

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


2 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024


AUT South Campus


Build your expertise to address public health challenges both now and in the future, and research a topic of your interest with the AUT Master of Public Health.

Develop advanced knowledge and skills to lead strategic changes in community and public health across Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond. You’ll build expertise in addressing the social, economic, cultural, educational and environmental factors that shape individual and community wellbeing.

AUT’s Master of Public Health advances best practice in this challenging field. It's ideal if you’re passionate about community wellbeing, tackling health inequities or influencing health policy and strategy. It’s also a good fit if you’re already working in the field and need an advanced tertiary-level qualification.

Advance your knowledge of contemporary public health challenges and strengthen your skills in shaping innovative health policies and programmes. You’ll also research a topic of interest by completing either a thesis or a dissertation.

This programme is committed to principles of equity, social justice, empowerment and community participation and ownership. All courses are offered via flexible learning, including a mix of block courses on campus and online, or blended learning.

Entry criteria

Completed one of the following with a B average or higher:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma

Other requirements

May be admitted on the basis of a relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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