International Public Health

Career Pathways

Targeted to meet the needs of students wherever they are based, this degree provides a stepping stone to a career in international public health or international development. Through unique course offerings and flexible online delivery, PLuS Alliance graduates will stand out amongst their peers and gain a perspective on global public health which is truly valued by key employers. Graduates will be equipped with core skills for a career in public health, epidemiology, health protection, health promotion or surveillance and disease prevention.

Potential careers outcomes include:

  • Public Health Officer
  • Health Promotion Officer
  • Health Professionals
  • Health Information Manager
  • Community Health Officer
  • Policy Officer
  • Program or Project Administrator
  • Education Professionals
  • Public health advocate
  • Epidemiologist
  • Health communications specialist
  • Government and research assistant positions in health promotion and health economics

Potential employers include government agencies (such as health departments), research centres and multinationals/ development agencies (e.g. UN, World Bank, CDC, WHO, AHRC, and MSF). Graduates may also pursue a research career in public health or seek higher studies, such as a graduate medical program, Master’s program or PhD.

Key Contact

School of Public Health and Community Medicine

UNSW Sydney, NSW 2052
T: +61 (2) 9385 1844
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