T he Master of Health Communication delivers core communication skills to help students to become effective communicators across health and medicine, public affairs, public relations, community relations and journalism aspects of public health. Our unique Health Communication program is the most comprehensive and specialised course of its kind in Australia, combining the expertise of the University of Sydney’s Department of Media and Communications with the public health resources of the School of Public Health. With a cross-disciplinary and collaborative approach to both media and health disciplines, our program incorporates public crisis, organisational and health communication approaches. 
 
The 1.5 year program (full-time) delivers core media and direct communication skills to help you become an effective communicator across health and medicine, public affairs, public relations, community relations and health journalism. As a Master of Health Communication graduate, you will enter the profession with a solid, evidence-based education in international health, community-oriented health practice, non-communicable disease prevention strategies, and health promotion. Watch this short video for some details.
 

 
I f you are interested in general what health communication is or how it is positioned as a social or humanities-based discipline within the fields of health and medicine, browse around on my website here or get in touch with me. For more information on the degree itself (including the way to apply), visit the program site at the University of Sydney at http://sydney.edu.au/courses/Master-of-Health-Communication