Graduate Diploma in Public Health
- Effective from: 2020
- Approved Abbreviation: GradDipPubHlth
- Western Sydney University Program Code: 4704
- AQF Level: 8
CRICOS Code: 051237A
This program applies to students who commenced in Spring 2020 or later.
Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.
The Graduate Diploma program in public health is designed for health professionals who wish to extend and consolidate both practical and research skills for public health practice. For this, students will study a wide range of evaluation processes and research methods relating to public health and policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and biostatistics. This program provides an entry point to the Master of Public Health for those who wish to continue on their professional development journey with further studies.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.
|Online||Full Time||Online||See above|
|Online||Part Time||Online||See above|
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Full Time||Internal||See above|
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Part Time||Internal||See above|
Applicants must have either:
An undergraduate or master degree in any discipline
A Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in any discipline and two years full-time equivalent work experience in a relevant health-related discipline.
Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.
Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.
Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.
All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.
International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.
Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.
|PUBH 7016||Introduction to Epidemiology||10|
|PUBH 7033||The Social Determinants of Health||10|
|PUBH 7031||Health Systems and Policy||10|
|PUBH 7011||Health Advancement and Health Promotion||10|
|HLTH 7008||Introduction to Biostatistics||10|
|PUBH 7004||Communicable Diseases||10|
|PUBH 7010||Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases||10|
|Select any 10cp level 7 subject offered across the university||10|
|Total Credit Points||80|
Students: for further information on recommended progression please click the below link