Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time | Part-time
Location: On campus | External (selected streams only) | Online (selected streams only)
Course name: Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
SATAC code: 2GC068 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GC568 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 094009B
Course name: Master of Public Health
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM081 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM581 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 020926K
The Graduate Certificate in Public Health aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to incorporate the principles of public health/primary health care into specific fields of practice in order to reduce inequalities in health care access and health outcomes.
In Australia, these principles include:
The Master of Public Health aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to incorporate into their own workplaces the public health principles, values and practices that reduce inequities in health care access and health outcomes and improve population health status.
In the Master of Public Health program, students will develop a range of advanced analytical, organisation and communication skills including increased capacity to understand and act on the following areas:
Refer to the course rule:
Applicants for the Graduate Certificate normally require an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent. Applicants may be admitted directly into the Masters if they can show evidence of relevant professional experience.
Students who have completed a Graduate Certificate offered by the Department of Health or Graduate Diploma (or other qualifications deemed equivalent) receive credit when progressing to the Masters.
International students: Entry and English language requirements