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Postgraduate Certificate Online
6 months
11235 AUD/full
9700 AUD/full
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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. 

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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



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

  • A completed qualification at AQF level 7 (bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification and at least three year’s work experience. 
  • Applicants without formal qualifications at AQF7 or above may be considered for entry to the Graduate Certificate of Public Health on the basis of a combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications and seven years of relevant experience in a health professional role. 
  • Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate will allow automatic entry to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health with 100% credit

CRICOS: 097405K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11235 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11235 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    9700 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9700 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


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