About the Department

The Department of Public Health works to improve the health of individuals and of society by building the capacity of practitioners working in a range of areas, to protect and promote health in organisations, workplaces, and local communities.

Through high quality learning experiences and strategic and practical research, we produce qualified and competent professionals, policy makers and health system managers.

We offer undergraduate degrees and short courses and postgraduate programs that equip graduates for exciting career pathways. These programs are offered in flexible ways, online and face-to-face, and cover a range of important practice disciplines.

Our department incorporates several research centres.