Federation University Australia

Graduate Diploma of Public Health

Federation University Australia

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

With a strong emphasis on research, this program 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 Diploma of Public Health is a specialist postgraduate degree consisting of 120 credit points or equivalent eight courses and normally takes one year of full-time study (or longer subject to approval by the Program Coordinator).


120 credit points over 1 year.


  • Global health determinants
  • Introduction to public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health promotion
  • Inquiry and analysis of literature
  • biostatistics
  • Indigenous health.

Standard entry requirements

The Graduate Diploma of Public Health is located at Level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework as a sub-program of Master of Public Health.Most students are admitted on the basis of successfully completing a Graduate Certificate level qualification (or equivalent), for which up to 60 credit points is available or significant public health related experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $24,150 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $24,150 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online International: $24,150 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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