Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care

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The heart of healthcare

The program provides a focus on the knowledge and behaviour required to be a primary health care provider in a changing community environment. Students who successfully complete this program may transfer into the Master of Primary Health Care.

You will complete the following subjects of study: Primary Health Care and its Applications; Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care; Health Promotion: A Primary Health Care Approach; Approaches to Epidemiology; Supporting Individuals and Communities in Crisis; Mental Health for Communities; Health and Socio-political Issues in Aged Care; and one elective.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $29,280*

Delivery: Online

This program is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

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"WS offered the subjects I wanted to study and the reputation of some of the lecturers was hugely attractive to me. The assistance from the program coordinator at the time was also extremely helpful."

— Peter Shine. Graduate Diploma in Public Health

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (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 program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.