Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey to address public health challenges and create positive change within communities with our Graduate Certificate in Public Health. This dynamic 6-month program is tailored for individuals driven by curiosity, problem-solving, and a passion for improving population health outcomes.

Explore the intricate patterns of health and disease, and develop essential skills to mitigate preventable illnesses, injuries, and fatalities. Benefit from an evidence-based curriculum that reflects UQ’s robust partnerships with leading health organizations, including AusAID, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization.

Delve into core courses covering vital topics such as environmental health, epidemiology, health promotion, and biostatistics. Tailor your learning experience by focusing on specialized areas aligned with your career aspirations, including nutrition, global health, indigenous health, and more.


Immerse yourself in a program rooted in evidence and excellence, offering seamless pathways to further education and real-world impact. Expand your horizons with the flexibility to study online, on campus, or through a blended approach, designed to accommodate your unique needs and preferences.

Maximize your potential by seamlessly transitioning to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health upon completion of the program. Benefit from credit transfer opportunities, allowing you to build upon your foundational knowledge and skills as you advance in your academic and professional journey.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or demonstrate equivalent post-secondary studies coupled with relevant work experience in healthcare or public health settings.
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub-bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub-bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Standard

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $22,480
  • Domestic:$4,475

Future Career Outcomes

Step into a world of possibilities with a Graduate Certificate in Public Health, where your expertise and passion converge to drive meaningful change. Unlock diverse career opportunities spanning government agencies, non-profit organizations, research institutions, and international health bodies.

Discover success stories of alumni making waves in their respective fields, leveraging their knowledge and skills to address pressing public health issues. Equip yourself with the skills demanded by an evolving job market, positioning yourself as a catalyst for positive health outcomes on a global scale.

Visa Requirements:

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