Graduate Certificate in Public Health

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Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.

Live sessions are streamed throughout the year, where you can find out more about course content, admission requirements and career outcomes.

Plan a healthier future

This course will provide you with the ability to determine the nature of community health problems and the skills to initiate steps in defining and alleviating them by bringing together the various services available.

This course will suit students who seek an introduction to public health. The program provides the opportunity to develop skills and acquire knowledge essential for the effective practice of public health. One of the major goals of the program is to promote the proactive role by public health professionals in co-ordinating relevant community resources.

Subjects of study include:
- A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
- Public Health, Policy and Society
- Introduction to Epidemiology
- Introduction to Biostatistics

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: $12,240*

Delivery: On Campus, online

Fees: $15,068*

 On Campus, online



Start your unlimited journey today.

"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.