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What will I learn?


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. This diploma assists those looking to pursue a career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research, and management of health programs.

Potential careers

Health promotion
Policy formulation
Management of health programs

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health



Study options

Full Time (0.8 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,460.00 (19,10,560) per year
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree: AUD $36,460

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,


New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with WAM of 65 or above as determined by the UNSW entry calculator. And must have a WAM of 65 or above in the 7434 Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology with full credit provided for courses successfully completed.

For international students

Applicants are required to have either:

An undergraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management and two years full-time professional or volunteer experience. This may also include equivalent professional experience acquired as part of a degree of 4 or more years duration (e.g. MBBS, MD).


An undergraduate degree plus an honours or postgraduate degree in a field relevant to public health or health management.

Examples include, but are not restricted to, medicine, nursing, allied health, health sciences, biomedical sciences, dentistry, sociology, behavioural and social sciences, social work, psychology, marketing, human services, emergency services, environmental health, veterinary science, health administration, business, management, engineering, law, science, mathematics and statistics, economics, policy studies and development studies.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 180 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney is a world-leading teaching and research powerhouse, ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide.

  • Global Top 50: Ranked 43rd university worldwide
  • Employable graduates: Ranked 27th global employer reputation
  • Ranked No.1 by Australian startup founders
  • 5 subjects ranked among the top 20 worldwide