Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Online

Public Health

Edith Cowan University

12 months
34900 AUD/year
22550 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Edith Cowan University knows that public health is such a broad area, which is why this graduate diploma in Public Health offers a variety of elective units to allow you to specialise in an area of interest. 


The Public Health course from Edith Cowan University can also be used as a pathway into the Master of Public Health, helping you to further develop your public health knowledge.

Public health practitioners help individuals and communities to have greater control over their health and well-being, and to influence organisational and political environments in ways that lead to better health for all. They work across the lifespan, including the early years, child and adolescent health, and healthy aging to support population health.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply cognitive, technical and interpretative skills to investigate and evaluate complex psychosocial and health issues in authentic situations.
  • Communicate advanced public health knowledge, concepts and ideas to a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate high level independent judgement and management skills by planning, implementing and evaluating a substantial public health study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Leadership 
  • Diversity, Culture and Health 
  • Communicable Disease 
  • Law and Ethical Issues 
  • Maternal, Child and Youth Health 
  • Drug Use and Addictive Behaviours  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 071517E 

  • It is desirable that all applicants demonstrate their commitment to the field of public health. Evidence may include, but is not limited to: publication of written work on a public health issue in the media or in a professional publication, membership of a community or professional group dedicated to public health-related goals, volunteer or paid work experience in a community organisation that seeks to advance the interests of a disadvantaged population or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34900 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22550 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22550 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Joondalup

1400 - 2500 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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