Graduate Certificate in Public Health (GCertPubHlth)

Program Code

GCPUH

Program Minimum Units

12

Standard Duration

6 months

Program Faculty

AQF Level

08

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health consists of core and elective coursework in the areas of epidemiology, biostatistics, public health interventions, health economics, Indigenous health, social science research methods for public health, occupational health and safety, public health ethics, epidemiology of infectious diseases and environmental health.
The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Public Health

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Public Health.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 6 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 6 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 6 units.

Courses to the value of up to 6 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PUB HLTH 7073 Indigenous Health 3
PUB HLTH 7074 Introduction to Biostatistics 3
PUB HLTH 7075 Introduction to Epidemiology 3
PUB HLTH 7113 Environmental and Occupational Health 3
PUB HLTH 7091 Knowing What Works - Evaluation for Public Health 3
PUB HLTH 7093 Promoting Health in Individuals and Populations 3
PUB HLTH 7092 Leadership and Advocacy for Public Health Action 3
PUB HLTH 7090 Global public health 3
PUB HLTH 7074OL Introduction to Biostatistics 3
PUB HLTH 7075OL Introduction to Epidemiology 3