Graduate Certificate in Health Science

Boost your career with postgraduate study

Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field.

To gain a better understanding of course content, study options, admission requirements or to simply find out more register your interest below and we will be in touch.

Plan a healthier future

The core units of Public Health, Policy and Society will enable you to develop a systemic understanding of various public health policy frameworks and issues, provide the context and history for understanding public health approaches, and let you explore the cultural and social dimensions of health and illness and the economic and political environment in which health policies and strategies are developed and implemented.

The Epidemiology unit will study of the distribution and determinants of disease and other health-related conditions in populations, and the application of this study to the control of health problems.

You will additionally complete two electives of your choice from a wide variety of disciplines including Health Services and Facilities Planning, Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care and Health Workforce Planning.

As one of Australia’s premier health sciences education institutions, Western Sydney University is internationally renowned for our teaching and research activities. At the forefront of innovative professional programs, we are recognised as a world leader in research across both clinical and non-clinical health sciences. It’s why graduates from our Health Science are so highly sought after. Focus on current, evidence-based learning taught by leading experts in the field. Mixing study at our Parramatta campus with online units you’ll learn how to effectively assess and respond to emerging issues in health and further advance your career as a health professional in the health sector and other industries.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus, online

Fees: AUD $13,660* 

Delivery: On campus

 

 

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"The staff are kind and willing to go out of their way to help you. The course provides valuable practical experience and knowledge."

— James Perrett. Bachelor of Health Science (HPE).

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.