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University of Tasmania

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Graduate Certificate in Public Health

  • Graduate Certificate

This course is now in teach-out and is no longer accepting applications.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
1 year full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
International Fees
$28,450 per year / $28,450 total

About this course

This course is now in teach-out and is no longer accepting applications. Please see the Graduate Certificate in Public Health (M5W)

This program provides a foundation for understanding the principles and practice of public health inAustralia and globally. It encourages students to think broadly about the factors that affect health and wellbeing including social, environmental, cultural, economic, political and structural issues.

The public health graduate program has been developed in close collaboration with industry. This ensures that teaching is linked closely into current policy and practice and builds on the networks that are essential to effective public health practice.

This program is relevant to those who work within public health as well as those wanting to move into the field of public health. The graduate certificate comprises coursework and successful completion will provide the basic skills necessary to undertake research and coursework higher degree study.

Entry requirements

Standard Entry requires an undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution. This includes a process to assess the equivalency of qualifications received from overseas institutions as approved by the Course Coordinator.

Alternative Entry

Where standard entry is not able to be met the following criteria for alternative entry will be considered by the relevant Course Coordinator -

  1. Five years of relevant work experience (Specific occupations, workplace settings and industries are more relevant for specific courses and will receive greater weighting in consideration) demonstrating the relevance of the course;
  2. A record of high achievement in any other qualifications or uncompleted undergraduate qualifications such as Distinction average; and
  3. An assessment of the prospective student's capacity to successfully undertake postgraduate study including reading, writing, analysis and research.

Applicants may be required to undertake an interview with the relevant Course Coordinator in person or via phone call or Skype.

Outcomes from the assessment may include:

  1. Rejection of application due to failure to demonstrate compliance with criteria.
  2. Standard Admission to course.
  3. Provisional Admission to course with specified requirements ( pathways and additional support)
  4. Delayed Admission to course subject to completion of UTAS student preparation program or other prescribed activities.

If you've previously undertaken study overseas, please review our list of equivalent qualifications.

Please note: international students should refer to the General Admission Requirements page for information regarding entry requirements.

Minimum Prior Qualification

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