Graduate Certificate in Health Science

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including area health services, hospitals, the aged care sector and community organisations, to enable them to effectively assess and respond to emerging health planning and management issues. It allows students to undertake specialisations to meet their interest and career aspirations. Areas of relevance to health employees in the public or private sector form the foundation subjects of this course: global perspectives on the social determinants of health; public health policy; epidemiology; and biostatistics.

Structure

40 credit points

Subjects

  • Public health, policy and society
  • introduction to epidemiology.

Standard entry requirements

  • Undergraduate or master degree in any discipline or graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline and 2yrs FTE work experience in health
  • Health administration
  • Human biological sciences, medical, forensic, food and pharmacology sciences
  • Welfare
  • Behavioural Science and sport and recreation disciplines or 3yrs FTE work experience in a health, welfare or aged care environment.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $15,057 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months
WSU Online International: $15,057 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months

Further information

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

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