Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Program code

3147

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 years full-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher
  • Related Diploma and relevant work experience
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Why choose this program?

From 2019, this program will be offered at the Gold Coast (and online).

This qualification, recognised nationally and internationally as the public health credential for careers in public health, will help you develop and further your career in public health practice, research and management. You will focus on the socio-ecological model of public health that emphasises and analyses the important interactions between the social, biological, economic and environmental determinants of health. You will learn how to apply this analytical skill set to plan, implement and evaluate population-based interventions that protect and promote health. You will focus your studies by selecting from a range of electives in areas such as public health nutrition, health promotion, environmental health, and health services management.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3147 Graduate Certificate in Public Health (this program) Gold Coast, Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5263 Master of Public Health Gold Coast, Online, South Bank Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5725 Master of Global Public Health Gold Coast, Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
4094 Graduate Diploma of Public Health Gold Coast, Online Exit point only

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

From 2019, the Public Health suite of postgraduate programs will be available at the Gold Coast (and online).

Attendance information

From 2019, this program will be offered at the Gold Coast (and online).

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is offered full-time; fully online and on-campus.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for a career in areas such as environmental health management, epidemiology and biostatistics, health policy, health program planning and evaluation, health promotion and public health nutrition. You will find career opportunities within government health departments, in public health teams, in community health and in academia. You may also find opportunities in non-government organisation health agencies and international aid agencies.

Pathways to further study

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Public Health with a GPA of 4.0 or higher will be eligible for admission into one of the following programs:

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Public Health (3147)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2019 Fee Band 19.0 $237.50 $9,500.00
2018 Fee Band 19.0 $237.50 $9,500.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information