Graduate Diploma 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



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a fulfilling journey to contribute to the betterment of communities and workplaces by pursuing our Graduate Diploma in Public Health. This transformative one-year program is designed for individuals passionate about addressing preventable illnesses, injuries, and fatalities on a societal scale.

Public health is a dynamic field focused on disease prevention, life extension, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. It offers a rewarding career path suitable for individuals from diverse backgrounds, including health, science, education, and social sciences. If you possess a curious mind, problem-solving skills, and a desire to enact positive change, this program is tailor-made for you.


Immerse yourself in an evidence-based and comprehensive curriculum that reflects UQ’s esteemed connections with leading health organizations worldwide, including Australian Aid, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization. Upon completion, you have the option to seamlessly transition to the Master of Public Health, leveraging credits earned during your Graduate Diploma studies.

Admission Requirements

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or hold a graduate certificate in a relevant field.
  • Demonstrate 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.
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Health Promotion in Public Health
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Health Systems

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $44,960
  • Domestic:$8,950

Future Career Outcomes

Discover a myriad of opportunities in the realm of public health, where your expertise and dedication can effectuate significant societal impact. Benefit from real-world examples of successful alumni who have translated their education into meaningful careers, addressing pressing health issues on a global scale. Develop essential skills aligned with industry demands, positioning yourself as a valuable asset in an ever-evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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