Graduate Diploma of Public Health

UNSW Sydney

This course provides preparation for education, research and service in public health.

Course Fee:

Australian: $22,320
International: $32,760

Entry Requirements:

Applicants are required to have either: an undergraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management (see list below); and two years full-time professional or volunteer experience. This may also include equivalent professional experience acquired as part of a degree of 4 or more years duration (e.g. MBBS, MD); or an undergraduate degree plus an honours or postgraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management (see list below); [Examples include, but are not restricted to, medicine, nursing, allied health, health sciences, biomedical sciences, dentistry, social work, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, social work, psychology, marketing, human services, emergency services, environmental health, veterinary science, health administration, business, management, engineering, law, science, mathematics and statistics, economics, policy studies and development studies].


The program comprises of 6 courses (36 units of credit): 2 core courses (12 units of credit) and 4 electives (24 units of credit). Core Courses are: Health Promotion and Social Perspectives of Health; Foundations in Public Health and Health.

Subjects you can Study:

Public health

Study Pathways:

This program articulates with the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, Master of Public Health, Master of Public Health (Extension), Master of Public Health/Master of International Public Health and Master of Public Health/Master of Health Management.

Further information:

This degree is available in face to face mode, in distance mode or a mixture between face to face and distance mode.

Who for:

Health professionals or others in the health workforce who are working or seeking to work in public health

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

Related Careers:

Health Promotion Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington No info No Online
Kensington No info No Part time 2 years
Kensington No info No Full time 1 year
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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