Public Health, Minor (0055)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0055

Previous Code: SM4003.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes, however the following restrictions apply. 

NOTE: Available to students from all other programs except those with majors in T021 Public Health or 0055 Public Health. Public health is the science of disease prevention, prolonging life and improving health for individuals and their communities. The Public Health Minor can be used to complement study in another health or interdisciplinary course and students will study topics in health prevention, disease control, population health assessment and measurement, environmental health and community engagement.


Campus Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Caterina Tannous
Online Dr Caterina Tannous
Sydney City Campus* Internal Dr Andrey Zheluk

Curriculum delivered through an agreement with another party

Major Structure

For any student at Western who meets the units pre-requisite rules, has sufficient elective space to complete the unit set and is not enrolled in T021, 0055 or M4022. This minor offers a concentrated study in public health for any Western student. The Minor will be noted on the student’s transcript. The minor is made up of 40 credit points.

Subject Title Credit Points
Student must choose 4 from the following:40
Public Health
Biostatistics in Health
Epidemiology for Public Health
Harm Minimisation and Prevention
Health Policy and Advocacy
Total Credit Points40