Graduate Diploma of 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. Health professionals are required to effectively assess and respond to emerging health planning and management issues. This is a flexible program which 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; biostatistics; health services management and health planning.


60 credit points


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

Standard entry requirements

  • An undergraduate or master degree in any discipline OR A graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline AND two years full-time equivalent work experience in health
  • Health administration
  • Human biological sciences, medical, forensic, food and pharmacology sciences
  • Welfare
  • Behavioural Science and sport and recreation disciplines.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $30,114 Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
WSU Online International: $30,114 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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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