Course Description

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is an innovative course that will introduce you to the social-ecological model of health. This model which is strongly aligned with contemporary trends and challenges in public health provides the basis of innovative interventions for social change. Unlike other Public Health courses that traditionally focus on the medical model of health, the Graduate Certificate in Public Health at CQUniversity will also incorporate a social perspective of public health skills, knowledge and practice.

Duration

0.5 years full time, 1 year part time

Starting dates

February, March, June, July, October, November

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Health Services & Support postgraduate courses at CQUniversity Australia (CQU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.6% (national average 70.8%)
Improved skills: 65.7% (national average 79.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.0% (national average 84.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from CQUniversity Australia (CQU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Health Services & Support postgraduate courses at CQUniversity Australia (CQU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 96.5% (national average 84.2%)
Studying full time: 3.4% (national average 6.5%)
Median full time salary: $99,600 (national average $83,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 097513F
CQUniversity Australia (CQU) Code: CC57

Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirement:

A 3 year Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

International students or domestic students born outside of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, South Africa or USA must meet English Language Proficiency requirements. Minimum scores required are:

• IELTS (Academic) score of at least 6.0 (with no band score less than 5.5), or

• TOEFL overall score of 75 with no score less than 17, or

• Pearson Test of English Academic overall score of 54 with no score less than 46, or

• An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components, or

• Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above.

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