24 months
32500 AUD/year
9500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Global Public Health program at Griffith University helps you to develop and further your career in public health practice, research and/or management. It allows you to re-orientate your work interests in health to disease prevention and health promotion and is widely recognised both nationally and internationally as the public health credential for careers in public health. 

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This Global Public Health program at Griffith University  focuses 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. 

They enable you to apply this analytical skill set to plan, implement and evaluate population based interventions that protect and promote health.

The program has a strong focus on global health and provides you with the opportunity to focus your public health studies by selecting a range of electives in areas such as public health nutrition, health promotion, climate change, international health, environmental health, and health services management.

Career opportunities 

There are diverse career opportunities for professionals interested in moving into the public health field, developing health research skills and/or furthering competency development in public health practice areas such as:

  • International health
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Health program planning and evaluation
  • Health promotion
  • Health policy
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Environmental health management
  • Maternal and child health
  • Public health nutrition.

You will be prepared for a variety of career opportunities with state and federal health departments, in public health units/teams, community health, local government, and in academia. 

Public health graduates are also highly sought after by NGO health agencies and international aid agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Health Systems
  • Environment and Population Health
  • Epidemiology: Principles and Practices
  • Social Determinants of Health 
  • Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Applied Field Methods in Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 097098E 

  • a related Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing);
  • OR a Graduate Certificate in Public Health from Griffith University with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) - applicants with the Griffith Graduate Certificate in Public Health will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing;
  • OR a related Graduate Certificate (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) - applicants may be eligible for up to 40 credit points of credit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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