Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Griffith University

This program, recognised nationally and internationally as the public health credential for careers in public health, will help students develop and further their career in public health practice, research and management. Students will focus on the socio-ecological model of public health that emphasises and analyses the important interactions between the social, biological, economic and environmental determinants of health. They will learn how to apply this analytical skill set to plan, implement and evaluate population-based interventions that protect and promote health. Students will focus their studies by selecting from a range of electives in areas such as public health nutrition, health promotion, environmental health, and health services management.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,500
International: $14,500

Entry Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in an unrelated discipline; or health-related diploma plus 2 years relevant work experience; or 5 years equivalent full-time work experience in health practice


40 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Public health

Study Pathways:

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Public Health with a GPA of 4.0 or higher will be eligible for admission into the Master of Public Health, or Master of International Public Health program.


The Public Health Association of Australia; Australian Health Promotion Association; International Union of Health Promotion and Education

Who for:

Those wanting to enter a public health area, or health professionals and clinicians wishing to broaden their expertise

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00233E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Gold Coast No info Yes Online 0.5 year
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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