School of Public Health and Social Work

About the school

The School delivers courses and research that respond to the demand for better public health services, the promotion of better health and wellbeing, the promotion of social justice and human rights, improved promotion, prevention and treatment of disease and illness and policy development to achieve healthier, fairer, more inclusive societies.

Our courses are grounded in real-world practice and are designed to provide opportunities to study across diverse fields.

Our courses

Public health courses

Social work and human services courses

Our research

Our research focuses on the following themes:

  • Health & Human Services
  • Social & Environmental Determinants of Health
  • Chronic Disease Prevention & Intervention
  • Injury Management & Prevention
  • Public Health & Social Work Education and Training

Our research contributes to the following broad QUT research areas:

Our people

Our staff, including our Head of School, academic and research staff.


School of Public Health and Social Work admission and course enquiries

  • Phone: 3138 4697
  • Int. phone: +61 7 3138 4697

School of Public Health and Social Work general enquiries

  • Phone: 3138 5879
  • Int. phone: + 61 7 3138 5879
  • Fax: 3138 5880
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  • O Block, Room O-D608
    Victoria Park Road
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059

Public Health email

Social Work email