Above world standard for Excellence in Research in Australia for Public Health & Health Services¹
#1 Universities under 50 in Australia2
#11 Universities under 50 in the world2
5 stars for excellence across 7 categories3
¹ERA 4/5, 2018 ²QS Top 50 Under 50 2021 3QS Stars Rating, 2018-2021
What you will study
The UTS Online Graduate Certificate in Public Health and Communicable Disease comprises four study periods, or 24 credit points (CP) in total. These subjects will provide you with skills in public health that are applicable to a wide range of areas, such as communicable disease, epidemiology, biostatistics, and Indigenous health.
The UTS Online Public Health course also provides alternative Graduate Certificate specialisation pathways, offering the opportunity to study a Graduate Certificate in Public Health or a Graduate Certificate in Health Analytics.
- Foundations of Public Health (3 CP) + Indigenous Public Health (3 CP)
- Fundamentals of Epidemiology (6 CP)
- Communicable Disease (6 CP)
- Fundamentals of Biostatistics (3 CP) + Fundamentals of Qualitative Research (3 CP)
A pathway to a Master of Public Health
UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Public Health and Communicable Disease is made up of four study periods, and can be completed in as little as eight months. At the successful completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to enrol into the Graduate Diploma in Public Health, and onto the Master of Public Health.
Upcoming study periods
UTS Online courses have six intakes per year. The diagram below shows all upcoming
intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue.