Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Online

Public Health

Edith Cowan University

12 months
33850 AUD/year
21800 AUD/year
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Public health is a broad area that's generally concerned with improving health and well-being by carrying out actions that will have an impact at a population or whole-of-community level. Graduate Diploma of Public Health program is offered at Edith Cowan University. 


Graduate Diploma of Public Health offered at Edith Cowan University  practitioners are health professionals who have the skills required to 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.

Current Australian priorities for public health are to reduce health disparities between different population groups and to positively influence social, economic, physical and biological factors that play a role in determining overall health outcomes.

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.

Employment opportunities

Graduates would be suited to roles in the government, not-for-profit or health advocacy sectors.

Possible future job titles

Health Promotion Officer, Project Officer, Health Education Officer

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


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

    33850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33850 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21800 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.


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