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Public Health

Torrens University Australia

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online Blended
6 months
11800 AUD/full
10500 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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The Graduate Certificate of Public Health from Torrens University Australia equips health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to address public health challenges. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Please note effective 20 March 9 pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

Students will gain an understanding of current global and environmental health issues, health policy, systems and economics, along with social, behavioural and cultural determinants of health.

Delivered purely online, this Graduate Certificate of Public Health from Torrens University Australia  offers experienced health professionals both a stand-alone qualification and a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Public Health or the Master of Public Health. 

You will be able to choose 4 public health subjects from a range of 5, including social, cultural and behavioural factors in public health, health policy and advocacy, health systems and economics, global and environmental health issues and epidemiology.

Learning outcomes

  • Local and global public health awareness
  • Understanding of ethical practice in public health
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of innovative health policy
  • Financial, legal and economic aspects
  • Systematic research in public health practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social, Behavioural, and Cultural Factors in Public Health
  • Health Systems and Economics
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




40 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 097405K

  •  Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent; and
  • 3 years of relevant work experience; and
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      11800 AUD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
    • National

      10500 AUD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 10500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

    2021 Standard Subject Fee

    • Domestic: $2,625.00 AUD
    • International: $2,950.00 AUD


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