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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences

The University of Queensland
6 months
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Brisbane
English
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Program description

Examine environmental health risks facing the modern world, and develop the ability to manage these complex public health challenges in the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences. This six-month interdisciplinary program is an entry point for those looking to develop a foundation of knowledge in environmental health risks, how they affect public health and how to create viable solutions. Learn to identify, assess and communicate risk factors to a range of audiences across the private sector, government and the general public. You will gain the skills to influence, advocate for and manage effective public health responses. Complete four courses that cover key areas of environmental health risk assessment and communication. You will also have the option to choose from a range of electives, which allows you to develop your own specialist knowledge. Graduate with a respected qualification, or use your graduate certificate to further your postgraduate studies. You may be eligible to receive credit toward a Graduate Diploma or Master of Environmental Health Sciences.

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The University of Queensland

Founded in 1910, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s premier learning and research institutions. Internationally renowned for its highly awarded teaching staff, world-class facilities and superior campus environment, 43,700 students, including 10,500 international students from more than...


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Why study at The University of Queensland

  • Top 50 world wide – QS World University Rankings 2010
  • Top 1% worldwide – Times Higher Education University Rankings 2011
  • Above world standard in more fields of research than any other Australian university – Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment 2010
  • Placed 11th in the Asia Pacific and 108th worldwide in the 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Winner of more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. UQ teachers have a 100 percent success rate in the Carrick Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, which recognise teaching excellence in higher education.
  • Founding member of the national Group of Eight, an alliance of research intensive universities that ensure Australia has higher education institutions that are genuinely world class.
  • Member of the global Universitas 21, an alliance that enhances the quality of university outcomes through international benchmarking and produces strong global citizens as a result of student mobility experiences.
  • Comprehensive range of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs with over 350 programs and 4000 courses available. 

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