Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)
This program equips students with the tools to identify, understand, manage and respond to complex health and social issues in inter-cultural, local and global contexts. It offers advanced skills in interpreting health information, including epidemiology, statistical and qualitative research methods, designing and evaluating public health interventions, aimed at prevention, protection and promotion of health in the community.
Students are required to complete 4 core units and 4 specialist electives. Specialist electives may be selected from ANY of the three streams: public health practice, Indigenous health and global health. For those students planning to articulate to a Master of Public Health and who wish to complete a research project, Health Policy is recommended as a specialist elective unit.
- Public health
Standard entry requirements
- Bachelor degree or equivalent
- Registered nurses who are graduates of a hospital-based program are also eligible for entry
On completion, students can articulate the Graduate Diploma in Public Health to the Master of Public Health.
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This course is available through distance education with residential attendance requirements each semester.