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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Start Date
01-May-2021
Location
Online
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Delivery
Online
Duration
8 months part-time
Provider
Victoria University Online

Duration

8 months part-time

Study intakes

Jan, Mar, May, July, Sep, Oct

Fees

$2,900 per unit

Units

4 (7 weeks)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health course equips graduates with the foundational knowledge and skills to pursue a career in public health practice. The course integrates the biological basis of health with population-based intervention and policy and in doing so, covers dimensions of the social, cultural, economic and political aspects of health. 

Designed for practitioners who may already be employed in the field of public health, as well as recent graduates, this course provides the building blocks in public health in practice, epidemiology and biostatistics. It also provides a pathway, upon successful completion, to continue on to the Master of Public Health.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the online Graduate Certificate in Public Health, you are required to have:

Completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline.

OR

5 years of approved work experience.

UNITS OF STUDY

This course covers four core areas of public health. Each unit of study lasts for seven weeks.

CAREER OPTIONS

Roles in public health are diverse and in high demand. They cover areas of health promotion, disease prevention and policy. Depending on your career goals and skill set, studying the Graduate Certificate in Public Health course with VU Online will open up numerous roles that may interest you.

  • Public Health Officer
  • Non Government Organisation Worker
  • Community Development Officer
  • Health Promoter
  • Public Health Researcher
  • Health Educator
  • Program Officer
  • Project Officer

STUDENT SUPPORT

VU Online provides you with the support you need, when you need it, throughout the course. With four layers of student support, our goal is to ensure you succeed in your studies.

Our highly experienced academics understand how to deliver a quality online learning experience and are highly responsive and accessible.

You will also have access to a dedicated Student Success Advisor, who provides motivation and one-on-one personalised assistance with non-academic matters for the duration of the course. You will experience the support of a community through chat, virtual seminars and discussion board activity. Your support network is only a phone call or email away.

WHY STUDY WITH VU ONLINE?

Ranked among the world’s top two per cent of universities, VU Online is respected by employers and professionals alike.

We offer degrees that empower you to progress over time, putting your dream qualification in reach – regardless of educational background.

Known for industry-focused courses as well as high-calibre facilitators and academics, VU Online combines a track record in tertiary education that puts students first with a deep understanding of contemporary online learning.

Study with VU Online and you’ll be part of a vibrant, virtual community of like-minded peers, actively supported to achieve your professional goals.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the online Graduate Certificate in Public Health, you are required to have:

Completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline.

OR

5 years of approved work experience.
Features

Award winning study model

Our award winning postgraduate Block Model recognises the complexity of students' lives while giving a consistent, manageable and connected online learning experience. Earn your Graduate Certificate in Nursing faster than on-campus, with our unique study model.

No exams or textbooks to purchase

The online units have been designed with a student-centred approach that spans from the overarching learning outcomes to the engaging activities and self-determined assessments.

Support 7 days and in the evenings

Get the support you need, when you need it, during your course. Our support network has a single focus on ensuring you are entirely supported to succeed.

Delivery
Title
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
8 months part-time
Start Date
01-May-2021
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Price
11600.00
Price Details
$2,900 per unit, Total for 4 units $11,600 (2021 fees)
Location
Online
Price:
$11,600.00
$2,900 per unit, Total for 4 units $11,600 (2021 fees)
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