Griffith University

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

From 2019, this program will be offered at the Gold Coast (and online).This qualification, recognised nationally and internationally as the public health credential for careers in public health, will help you develop and further your career in public health practice, research and management. You will focus on the socio-ecological model of public health that emphasises and analyses the important interactions between the social, biological, economic and environmental determinants of health. You will learn how to apply this analytical skill set to plan, implement and evaluate population-based interventions that protect and promote health. You will focus your studies by selecting from a range of electives in areas such as public health nutrition, health promotion, environmental health, and health services management.


  • Applied Field Methods in Public Health
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Environment and Population Health
  • Epidemiology: Principles and Practices
  • Global Health Systems
  • Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Social Determinants of Health

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higherRelated Diploma and relevant work experienceRelevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Public Health with a <abbr title="Grade Point Average GPA</abbr> of 4.0 or higher will be eligible for admission into one of the following programs: /Program/5263/Overview Master of Public Health (5263) /Program/5725/Overview Master of Global Public Health (5725) (from 2019)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $10,000 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $10,000 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years

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