In this innovative course, the origins and evolution of public health and the underlying principles of community-based and community-led public health will be explored. The social-ecological model of health forms the basis of the Graduate Diploma in Public Health and you will be introduced to complex adaptive systems thinking and how this influences the way we think about public health.
A 3 year Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.
International students or domestic students born outside of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, South Africa or USA must meet English Language Proficiency requirements. Minimum scores required are:
* IELTS (Academic) score of at least 6.0 (with no band score less than 5.5), or
* TOEFL overall score of 75 with no score less than 17, or
* Pearson Test of English Academic overall score of 54 with no score less than 46, or
* An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
* Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Students who have completed a Graduate Certificate in Public Health or a related discipline may apply for credit for up to four units from the core or elective units on entry into the GradDip of Public Health. Security RequirementsNone required.Health RequirementsNone required.Assumed Knowledge
It is recommended students have completed a health related degree.
You can also work on projects for government and non-government organisations relating to a number of health fields including health promotion and health administration.