Curtin University

Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

Graduate Diplomas prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.This multidisciplinary public health course is specifically designed to broaden your knowledge, competence and skills in public health practice across educational, organisational, socio-economic, environmental and political domains to improve population health.

Designed for

Professionals in the health industry including doctors, health educators, nurses, dentists, podiatrists, psychologists and pharmacists


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • In the first and second semester students complete core units. Part-time students should discuss their study plan with the course coordinator. Students should check for availability of units in the online handbook as they may change.

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, applicants require an undergraduate degree from a tertiary institution preferably in a health science area, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management. Satisfying the admission requirements enables an applicant to be considered for admission, but does not guarantee an offer of admission to the program. Admission into program is at the discretion of the course coordinator/School and is dependent on a number of considerations including the applicant’s academic background and work experience along with assessment of supplementary information provided by the applicant.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Domestic: $24,071
International: $41,234
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year

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