Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) Postgraduate Diploma
A Public Health degree is widely recognised as essential for a career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research, and management of health programs.
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
The Public Health programs provide preparation for education, research and service in all aspects of public health. The program includes study in epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research methods, health services management, health promotion, development and education in health, as well as a systematic review of topical public health issues. It is designed to address the continuing education needs of specialists in public health as well as providing a general orientation to public health issues and methods for the health professions.
The Graduate Diploma in Public Health is offered in full-time, part-time and external modes. For most courses, external students must attend compulsory residential school workshops at the Kensington campus twice a year, once before each semester of study.
The program is offered as a 36 units of credit (UOC) program comprising 6 courses from the Masters program, including 2 core courses and 24 UOC of electives:
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Pers (6 UOC)
PHCM9041 Foundations (6 UOC)
Students choose 24 units of credit of electives from the elective offerings for the Master of Public Health program.
Additional Course Requirement for International Students.
Students from non-English speaking countries who have not previously completed a degree in Australia or other English-speaking country are required to take the following additional preparatory course in their first semester. This course is also available for all other students to assist in gaining maximum benefit from their study. The course is made available at no charge to students and does not contribute to the UOC requirements of the degree.
PHCM9100 Academic Practice (0 UOC)