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Overview

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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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

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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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Funding

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