University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Public Health is to provide graduates with the skills required to improve population health through appropriate planning and evaluation, assess determinants of health and illness, develop and implement effective and efficient approaches to health services and programs, and to demonstrate specialist skills in research and professional practice in the field population health practice, health promotion or health management, depending on the student's chosen field.


30 units of compulsory courses10 unit directed course


  • Public health
  • Health promotion
  • Fundamentals of epidemiology

Standard entry requirements

Minimum of a three-year undergraduate degree in a field related to public health such as medicine, biomedical/medical science, nursing, allied health, dentistry, psychology, veterinary science, education, law, engineering, business, commerce, science and arts.Applicants with a three-year undergraduate degree in a non-related field should possess a minimum of one year's work experience in a related field.

Study pathways

On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Public Health students may apply for admission to Master level qualifications (eg, Master of Public Health).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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