GC-PUBHL v.1 Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Course CRICOS Code: 079914E
Registered full-time Duration: 0.5 Years
Graduate Certificates prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
This is a multidisciplinary course designed to provide specialist training in public health for graduate students.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Graduate Certificate are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, applicants require an undergraduate degree from a tertiary institution preferably in a health science area, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to some Graduate Diplomas and Master degrees. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
This course is an exit award of the GD-PUBHL Graduate Diploma in Public Health and the MC-PUBHL Master of Public Health.
Graduate Certificates contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences.
Part time students should discuss their study plans with the course coordinator.
Course Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply discipline specific knowledge in an area of public health
2. think critically in problem solving and decision making
3. access and use information technology to access, evaluate and interpret public health data and transform information to complete a range of activities
4. communicate effectively in various settings and/or for different audiences within the context of public health activities
5. use current technologies applicable to public health
6. demonstrate responsibility for personal outputs
7. explain how different national contexts impact on the health of individuals and communities
8. demonstrate an awareness of the impact of inequities and social disadvantage on the health of individuals and community
9. demonstrate the ability to work effectively as an individual and within a team environment
Duration and Availability
This fee-paying course available in both internal and external study modes is of one semester full-time or equivalent part-time study. Where possible, classes will be scheduled in the evening to accommodate students already employed. This course is also available to international offshore students.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y||Y||Y|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 2||Y||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|STAT6000||v.1||Health Research Methods||4.0||25.0|
|HLPR6013||v.1||Introduction to Health Promotion||3.0||25.0|
|PUBH6005||v.1||Foundations of Public Health||3.0||25.0|
|EPID6001||v.1||Epidemiology and Biostatistics||4.0||25.0|
|ENHL6004||v.1||Public Health Response to Climate Change||4.0||25.0|
|ENHL6002||v.1||Environmental Health Management||3.0||25.0|
|PUBH6003||v.2||Health Policy and Decision Making||3.0||25.0|
|NUTR6000||v.1||Public Health Nutrition Principles||3.0||25.0|
If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: email@example.com Tel: +61-8-9266 7331
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International students studying in Australia on a student visa can only study full-time and there are also specific entry requirements that must be met. As some information contained in this publication may not be applicable to international students, refer to international.curtin.edu.au for further information. Australian citizens, permanent residents and international students studying outside Australia may have the choice of full-time, part-time and external study, depending on course availability and in-country requirements.