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Designed for graduates with an interest in human health, environmental health science and managing hazards, this Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health offers you theoretical training where you will learn to effectively conduct environmental research and to plan, assess, implement and evaluate public health programs.
You will learn how to identify, assess, evaluate and control environmental hazards to address the health needs of the community, developing an understanding of and sensitivity to public expectations of community health and safety.
This course is delivered on campus, or through a blend of online and on-campus study, by Curtin University, allowing you the flexibility to fit your studies around your other commitments.
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this health sciences course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health from Curtin University.
This course provides opportunities to acquire knowledge and develop skills appropriate to the management of environmental health protection and safety in public, commercial, industrial and voluntary organisations.
Employment opportunities for graduates are found in environmental health, health and safety, environmental protection, health promotion and related professions.
This course is fully accredited by Environmental Health Australia and the Western Australian Environmental Health Officers Professional Review Board.
Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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