The Graduate Diploma in International Public Health provides a human ecology perspective of health and disease, and expertise in relevant investigative methods. It emphasises the development of infrastructure for policy development, monitoring and surveillance, research and evaluation, workforce development, and program delivery that directs and supports public health action to promote, protect and maintain the health of populations.
The program provides the basic professional education and training for graduates to work internationally in health departments, with government and non-government organisations, and with international and bi-lateral aid agencies. You will gain an understanding of evidence-based, culturally appropriate and cost-effective approaches to disease control, health promotion and health services development based on real-life public health interventions.
Please note: From 2021 this program will be called the Graduate Diploma in Global Health.
^ Offshore international students are not eligible for an Australian student visa for part-time study mode.
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Why choose this degree?
The Graduate Diploma in International Public Health is designed to address the continuing education needs of specialists in international public health as well as providing a general orientation to international public health issues and methods for the health professions. You will choose this program if you’re seeking to update and improve your skills in and knowledge of international public health.
Who should choose this degree?
This degree will suit those who are passionate about working in a public health capacity in global health and/or international development or are considering a career change in international public health and would like to use the program to help inform their career decisions.
Degree StructureDegree Handbook
- Health promotion
- Policy formulation
- Research* Management of health programs