Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

With a strong emphasis on research, this course provides professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds with enhanced skills to pursue a career in public health. Gain the knowledge and skills in relation to public health principles, values, ethics, research and practice for improving population health status locally and internationally. The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is a specialist postgraduate degree consisting of 60 credit points or equivalent four units and normally takes one year of part-time study (or longer subject to approval by the Program Coordinator).


60 credit points over 1 year.


  • Global health determinants
  • Introduction to public health, Epidemiology, Health promotion.

Standard entry requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is located at Level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework. Most students are admitted on the basis of successfully completing a three-year Bachelor level qualification (or equivalent) or Advanced Diploma and least two years public health-related experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $12,075 No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $12,075 No
  • Full-time : 1 semester
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $12,075 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

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