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Graduate Certificate of Public Health

Torrens University Australia
6 months-1 year
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Adelaide
English

Program description

Graduate Certificate of Public Health

This course offers experienced health professionals both a stand-alone qualification and a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Public Health or the Master of Public Health. You will be able to choose 4 public health subjects from a range of 5, including: social, cultural and behavioural factors in public health, health policy and advocacy, health systems and economics, global and environmental health issues and epidemiology.

Admission requirements

Experienced medical or administrative staff who want to transition into roles where they will be further developing public health policy at local, national or global levels.

Domestic Admission Criteria

A completed qualification at AQF level 7 (bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification and at least three year’s work experience.

Applicants without formal qualifications at AQF7 or above may be considered for entry to the Graduate Certificate of Public Health on the basis of a combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications and seven years of relevant experience in a health professional role.

International Admission Criteria

  • Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Three years of professional work experience
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

For more information about the admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Core Units

  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Systems and Economics
  • Global and Environmental Health Issues
  • Social, Behavioural and Cultural Factors in Public Health

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Tuition fees

For more about tuition fees, please request information.

Qualification

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical practice of public health, and the principles of access and equity
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how intervention strategies to detect, prevent and control diseases among human populations are applied
  • Understand how the major social, behavioural and cultural variables and issues affect the health of populations

Continuing studies

This course offers experienced health professionals both a stand-alone qualification and a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Public Health or the Master of Public Health.

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Torrens University Australia

Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education. Our courses are aimed at providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable contribution to any employer. Torrens University’s ensures that...


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Why study at Torrens University Australia

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  • Flexible Online Learning
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Globally Focused curriculum
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  • Over 90% Alumini Employability
  • Actual industry professionals teaching
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