Graduate Diploma of Public Health

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program provides opportunities to protect, promote and restore health and wellbeing in society. Students obtain core skills in epidemiology and biostatistics and gain knowledge about health systems and contemporary and challenging population health issues.

Course Fee:

Australian: $21,300
International: $32,600

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree in any discipline


4 core units; 4 advanced elective units. Elective units will normally be selected according to choice of a major. There is the option of not completing a major and choosing units from more than one study area.

Subjects you can Study:

Emergency and disaster management; Epidemiology and research methods; Health promotion; Health services management; Health, safety and environment

Study Pathways:

This course fully articulates into the Master of Public Health. Students who complete 4 units may exit early with a Graduate Certificate.

Who for:

Health professionals moving into the public health area; mid-career health professionals seeking advancement; and clinicians wishing to broaden their range of expertise

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Online 2 years
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Full time 1 year
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Part time 2 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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