Graduate Certificate of Public Health

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097405K

Level of study: Postgraduate


The Graduate Certificate in Public Health focuses on health and the prevention of illness, disease, injury and death. Covering topics such as social, cultural and behavioural factors in public health; health policy and advocacy; health systems and economics, and epidemiology, this course offers experienced health professionals both a standalone qualification and a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Public Health or the Master of Public Health.

This online graduate certificate develops your understanding of current global and environmental health issues, health policy, systems and economics, along with social, behavioural and cultural determinants of health. There is a strong focus on the ethical practices of public health and the communication of health information to diverse audiences.

Learning outcomes

Apply local and global public health awareness to public health challenges.

Assess, analyse and communicate population health information to diverse audiences.

Design and apply intervention strategies to detect, prevent and control diseases.

Demonstrate a commitment to the ethical practice of public health, and the principles of access and equity.

Career opportunities

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. Upon completion of this course, you can progress your career in Public Health, or continue studying at graduate diploma or master level.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 12,600 Expected Sep 2022 6 months
Read more6 months full time, 1 year part time

Full time
Fitzroy Campus
25 Victoria Street
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Tuition Fee: 12,600 Expected Sep 2022 6 months
Read more6 months full time, 1 year part time

Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.5 (min sub-score 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 575; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 79-93 (min. 21 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 (min. 50 in all skills); Occupational English Test (OET): C


Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
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