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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Graduate Certificate in Public Health (Online Delivery available)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health enables graduates to confidently work with communities to contribute to effective and sustainable public health practices, both nationally and internationally.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
2 years part-time
Course Code
1130
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$11,280 per year

About this course

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health enables graduates to confidently work with communities to contribute to effective and sustainable public health practices, both nationally and internationally. This course provides a basic introduction to key public health concepts and issues, including social determinants of public health, statistical analysis and epidemiology (the study of patterns of health and illnesses). You'll gain an insight into the challenges involved in system-level change to improve the health of our vulnerable communities and also the range of career opportunities available in public health.

What you will study

You will study three core subjects from the Master of Public Health, plus one approved elective. The three core subjects are:

  • Contemporary Public Health Issues
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Introduction to Epidemiology and Statistics

UAC 935102

Entry requirements

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Public Health requires a Bachelor degree from any discipline. Applicants with other relevant professional qualifications (e.g. Registered Nurses) and at least two years' relevant work experience may also be considered.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
90.2%
Overall satisfaction
87.7%
Skill scale
83.6%
Teaching scale
83.9%
Employed full-time
$90k
Average salary