Graduate Diploma of Public Health

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This program introduces and consolidates fundamental public health concepts and prepares health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds, with knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines, to define, assess critically and resolve public health and nutrition problems. Very limited Summer Semester entry is available to domestic students as elective courses only are offered.

Course Fee:

Australian: $20,030
International: $31,680

Entry Requirements:

Approved degree, or Graduate Certificate in Public Health from the university (or equivalent)


16 units

Subjects you can Study:

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; Global health; Health promotion and disease prevention; Indigenous health; Nutrition; Public health

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Australian College of Health Service Executives; Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine; Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators

Who for:

Health professionals interested in moving into the public health area

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Herston No info Yes Part time 2 years
Herston No info Yes Online 1 year
Herston No info Yes Full time 1 year
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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