The Graduate Diploma of Public Health develops skills in: understanding public health issues and strategies; interpreting health information; epidemiology; quantitative and qualitative research methodologies; evidence-based practice; designing and evaluating public health interventions aimed at prevention, protection and promotion of health in the community.

Unique features of the course include learning from acclaimed research and public health experts and the choice of specialist electives from any stream: public health practice, Indigenous health and global health.

2023 Modes of Study

Internal Mode- on offer at CDU Casuarina Campus for:

Semester 1 - PHM516 Indigenous Health, PHM519 Clinical Trials & Other Intervention StudiesPHM526 Research Design, PHM552 Epidemiology, PHM592 Global Health,  

Semester 2 -   PHM527 Research, Ethics & Impact, PHM553 BiostatisticsPHM559 Health Policy, PHM588 Qualitative Research

External Mode: for all PHM units delivered through Charles Darwin University’s online learning environment ‘Learnline’.

Graduate Diploma of Public Health Study Plans

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Academic Pathway

On completion, students qualify for admission to the Master of Public Health.


 Graduate Diploma of Public Health CRICOS Course Code: 0101050 |