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    Graduate Diploma of Public Health
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    University of Southern Queensland

    Graduate Diploma of Public Health

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

    University RankQS Ranking
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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Online

    Campuses

    Ipswich

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Feb-2025
    Apply to this program

    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 30,920  / year
    Next Intake 10-Feb-2025

    Graduate Diploma of Public Health

    About

    • Upskill with the Graduate Diploma of Public Health and contribute to public health solutions, practice and research.
    • Study the social, behavioural, and environmental determinants of health, as well as epidemiology and different health systems. 
    • Learn to apply relevant health promotion and health protection concepts to improve population health through advocating and enabling changes in economic, cultural and physical environments.
    • With decades of experience delivering online learning in a dynamic and supportive way, our renowned UniSQ lecturers provide transferrable skills for you to empower yourself in an ever-changing world.

    Further study

    Take credit from your completed courses in the Graduate Diploma and continue to study the Master of Public Health

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  • Cities and sustainability
  • Environmental policy for the 21st Century
  • Project and risk management
  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • Completed a 3-year or 4-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in the area of health with a 4.8 GPA or higher;
      or
    • completed a 3-year or 4-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a different discipline with a 4.8 GPA or higher, and completed 1 year of full-time work experience in a healthcare setting;
      or
    • completed UniSQ's Graduate Certificate of Public Health with a 4.8 GPA or higher.

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    Pathways

    If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • You may find positions in government health departments, public health teams, as well as in community health organisations and agencies.
    • Graduates are armed with the knowledge to implement disease prevention and control, health promotion programs, health policy, planning and management (health systems), and evidence-based professional population health practice. 

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 30920
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 30920

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Residential school costs

    This degree includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 30,920 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Graduate Diploma of Public Health

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia,

    Toowoomba

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