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Graduate Diploma in Public Health
Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Graduate Diploma in Public Health

  • ID:UWS610141
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$28,680.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,145.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$28,680.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,145.00
Estimated Total/program:
$51,825.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree equivalent to an Australian degree

English level:

If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

  • IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest
  • TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82 (Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13)
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50

Your English language proficiency test must be no more than two years old at the time of your commencement at Western Sydney University.

Other requirements:

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Course Information

This course is designed for health professionals who wish to extend and consolidate both practical and research skills for public health practice.

In this course you can study a wide range of evaluation processes and research methods relating to public health and policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and biostatistics. Practical program skills are developed in community development and health promotion units.

Units of study include: A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health; Public Health, Policy and Society; Introduction to Epidemiology; and Introduction to Biostatistics.

You will additionally complete four electives from a wide range of fields of study including but not limited to Communicable Diseases, Health Workforce Planning, Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care and Surveillance and Disaster Planning.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate in public health, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Health promotion
  • Health education
  • Statistician
  • Infection control
  • Global health
  • Epidemiology
  • Case management
  • Health workforce planning

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