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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Graduate Certificate of Disaster Health and Humanitarian Assistance

  • Graduate Certificate

Build upon your current healthcare knowledge and learn from award-winning lecturers and experts.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
76811, 76811
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$12,620 per year
International Fees
$16,140 per year

About this course

Specialise in a field you're passionate about with a Graduate Certificate of Disaster Health and Humanitarian Assistance. This course is designed for health professionals and graduates who want to develop skills and knowledge in this area. Be equipped to provide a coordinated and informed public health response in humanitarian emergencies and disaster settings both nationally and internationally. Learn and apply specialised theoretical and technical knowledge across a range of real-world disaster and displacement scenarios. Take advantage of JCU's world-class tropical research facilities. JCU Disaster Health and Humanitarian Assistance graduates are highly-trained specialists who contribute valuably to the field of disaster health and humanitarian assistance. This course is delivered online and is available part-time only. View the

Study locations

Cairns

Online

Career pathways

JCU Disaster Health and Humanitarian Assistance graduates are specialised professionals who find employment in a variety of local and global health settings. Graduates pursue careers in the field of international humanitarian assistance with organisations such as Red Cross and Medecins Sans Frontières, or have gained employment in disaster management positions within Australia.