Graduate Diploma of Public Health
Boost your career caring for the health of populations
Advance your knowledge of current global and environmental health issues. Explore where the industry is heading. You’ll look deeper into health systems and unpack economics. Work on health promotion and disease prevention strategies.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Identify and analyse the major issues that affect the health of populations.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of policy and management to promote health and welfare.
- Identify and describe environmental risk factors that affect the health and safety of a population.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the ethical practice of public health, and the principles of access and equity.
- Apply local and global public health awareness to public health challenges.
Public Health professionals work in a range of roles in government, private, not-for-profit organisations and the university sector. The career opportunities are diverse and can be found in a range of employment settings. Potential career paths include:
- Health Policy Advisor
- Senior Project Manager
- Health Promotion Officer
- Health Services Worker
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent AND
- Combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications AND
- Seven years of relevant experience in a health professional role.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Visit our admissions centre for more information: https://www.torrens.edu.au/how-to-apply/admissions-criteria
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
This graduate diploma will equip you with the knowledge and skills to address public health challenges. You’ll gain understanding of current global and environmental health issues, systems and economics, health promotion and disease prevention strategies along with social, behavioural and cultural determinants of health.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 1 year full time, 2 years part time