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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Public health is a non-clinical field of health care that aims to prevent disease and injury, reduce health inequities and promote health across populations. Rather than working with individual patients, public health professionals are focused on enhancing health outcomes and improving health care solutions on a population level in developing and developed countries. A postgraduate public health degree is recognised worldwide as being invaluable for a career in public health. Whether you’re just starting out or looking or looking to upskill in a certain area, the Graduate Diploma in Public Health will provide you with a grounding in public health that spans health data, education, promotion and policy. You will develop specialist knowledge and skills and graduate ready to develop public health programs at a local, national or global level.

Delivered in a flexible and convenient way, you can learn online, on-campus or combine online learning with intensive study days. Course content is based on contemporary research and has been developed in close consultation with industry. The curriculum comprises subjects that provide a solid grounding of knowledge and skills required in any public health career, whilst also offering a wide range of electives that you can tailor to your expertise and interests. You will learn and be supported by academic staff who are highly experienced experts and researchers, recognised as leaders in their chosen fields of public health.

Campus Information

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Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduates are well equipped to work in a range of public health roles in government or private sectors, as well as in not-for-profit organisations; in disciplines such as environmental health, epidemiology, health education, health policy and health promotion.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognized bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree but who have extensive relevant work experience in a healthcare or human services field may be considered eligible.

Minimum English Language Requirements

  • Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0;
    or
  • TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21;
    or
  • AE5: Pass;
    or
  • PTE: 58-64;
    or
  • CAE: 176-184