The Graduate Diploma program in public health is designed for health professionals who wish to extend and consolidate both practical and research skills for public health practice.
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For this program, students will study a wide range of evaluation processes and research methods relating to public health and policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and biostatistics. This program provides an entry point to the Master of Public Health for those who wish to continue their professional development with further studies.
Subjects of study include: Social Determinants of Health; Public Health Systems and Policy; Introduction to Epidemiology; Introduction to Biostatistics; Infectious Diseases and Outbreak Response; and Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases.
Fees and delivery
Fees: AUD $25,216*
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $31,584*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate in public health, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
If your interest in public health comes with a strong desire to understand how and why disease occurs, you may find your niche in epidemiology. When an outbreak of disease occurs, it will be your job to find its cause and control its spread.
Health Promotion Officer
Health Promotion Officers assists health and community groups to improve the health of individuals and the community by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues.
Health Education Officer
Health Education Officer's design and deliver education programs around specialist health, sport, and social support. They also visit schools and community groups to assist with the integration of these specialist education programs.
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed program of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
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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.
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