Course

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertPubHlth


Western Sydney University Course Code: 4705.1

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


To complete the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, students complete the core units of the Graduate Diploma course. These units provide students with a range of critical, research and practical skills in the areas of public health and policy analysis, epidemiology, and biostatistics. The course will suit students who seek an introduction to public health or who wish to limit their studies according to their needs

Study Mode
Six months full-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Tinashe Dunepostgradhsc@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta CampusFull TimeExternal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeExternal See above
Parramatta CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Parramatta CampusFull TimeMulti Modal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeMulti Modal See above

Admission

Applicants must have either:

an undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent

Or

a graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline plus two years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline

Or

Three years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care environment

Applications from Australian citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

http://pubsites.uws.edu.au/international/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points

Students must complete the following units

400841.2A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
400416.2Public Health, Policy and Society
401076.1Introduction to Epidemiology
401077.1Introduction to Biostatistics


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