Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

1 Year

About the Course

A Public Health degree is globally recognised as essential for a career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research, and management of health programs. The Graduate Diploma in Public Health provides students with advanced theoretical and technical capacities for population health-related roles in Australia or internationally. You will arrive at an understanding of public health domains in health promotion and the social determinants of health, communicable and non-communicable diseases, Indigenous health, and population health priorities,  as well as methods in a range of professional areas. Graduates come away with high-level skills for professional practice in community and/or health service settings in government, academic and private sectors. 


Average Score


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Medicine, #46 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020