- Length 1 year full-time
- Minimum 48 Units
- Academic plan DPUBH
- CRICOS code CRICOS
Field of Education
- Public Health
The Graduate Diploma of Public Health requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
A minimum of 24 units from completion courses from the subject area POPH Population Health
A maximum of 24 units from completion of courses from the following list:
CHMD8004 Qualitative Methodologies for Health Research
CHMD8006 Global Health and Development
CHMD8008 Medicine and Society in History
CHMD8009 Anthropological Approaches to Health Interventions
CHMD8011 Refugee Health: From Displacement to Resettlement
CHMD8014 Perspectives on Culture, Health and Medicine
EMDV8001 Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development
IDEC8007 Aid and Development Policy
INDG8001 Australian Indigenous Development
LAWS8237 Health Law and Bioethics in Global Context
MEDI8115 Fundamentals of Health Protection and Health Promotion
MEDI8116 Public Health disasters, catastrophes and recovery
MEDN8000 Translational Medicine: From Discovery to Healthcare
MGMT7030 Foundations of Management
NSPO8013 Disease, Security and Biological Weapons
POGO8029 Health Policy in a Globalising World
POPH8315 Methods in Applied Epidemiological Research
A maximum of 24 units from completion of courses from the following subject areas:
CHMD Culture, Health and Medicine
POPH Population Health
POPM Population Mental Health Research
SOCR Social Research
The Graduate Diploma of Public Health is an exit Award only and is not available for direct admission.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Graduate Diploma of Public Health draws on existing courses offered in the Master of Public Health and Master of Public Health (Advanced) offered by the College of Medicine, Biology and Environment. It is intended primarily as an exit award for students who are unable, for a variety of reasons, to complete a Master degree but have completed 48 units of credit toward their postgraduate program.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Demonstrate a broad knowledge of contemporary issues and challenges in public health
- Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge of the socioeconomic, behavioural, biological and societal determinants of health and disease.
- Effectively communicate knowledge and understanding in public health issues to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
- Think critically, evaluate and provide solutions to complex issues in public health