Course

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertPubHlth


Western Sydney University Course Code: 4705.2

AQF Level: 8

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


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2016 or later.

Commencement Year 2015 - 4705.1 Graduate Certificate in Public Health

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 or one year part-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course AdviceHealthSciences@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
OnlineFull TimeOnline See above
OnlinePart TimeOnline See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeExternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadPart TimeExternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadPart TimeInternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeMulti Modal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadPart TimeMulti Modal See above

Admission

Applicants must have either

An undergraduate or master degree in any discipline

Or

A Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in any discipline and 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.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

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/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

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.

International Office

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

400841A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
401077Introduction to Biostatistics
401076Introduction to Epidemiology
400416Public Health, Policy and Society


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