Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Postgraduate Study


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Plan a healthier future

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.

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: AUD $25,216* 

Delivery: On campus


Fees: AUD $31,584* 

Delivery: On campus



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"Students look at different aspects of physiology, biomechanics and the opportunity to look at chronically ill and disabled patients."

— Zoe Tsimos. Bachelor of Health Science (Sports and Exercise Science).

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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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