Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

303908 v.2 Graduate Certificate in Public Health


Course CRICOS Code: 041933D
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 0.5 Years


This is a multidisciplinary course designed to provide specialist training in an area of public health for graduate students.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, applicants must possess a bachelor degree in an appropriate field or hold an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution.

Specific Requirements

Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening and Clearance Section of this publication.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This course is one semester full-time or equivalent part-time study. It is available by internal and distance education modes.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

13152 v.3   Health Research Methods 681 4.0 25.0
13230 v.3   Foundations of Public Health 681 3.0 25.0
N1 Elective units are to be selected from the Master of Public Health


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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