Depending on the units studied, you can graduate with a Graduate Certificate in International Health or a Graduate Diploma in International Health. Read below for more.
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The Graduate Diploma in International Health program will encourage students to develop an understanding of the socio-cultural and biological aspects of health. In this sense, you will achieve the following outcomes:
Develop a knowledge base of contemporary issues in international health.
Develop an understanding of current and future international health practices in international health.
You are required to have previous education in the form of a relevant undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution or substantial professional experience and training in the health industry. International students will also need an IELTS score of 6.5.
Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying.
If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks.
Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.
If you choose not to study the entire Graduate Diploma in International Health you may be able to complete an alternative qualification. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or prefer not to commit the whole study period.
Depending on the units studied, you can exit with a:
Graduate Certificate in International Health
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The International Health program focuses on current knowledge and practice in international health. In this course, you will examine international health and will acquire an education and develop your skills in planning, management and delivery of appropriate health programs in an international context.
As a student completing the certificate you will have the option of admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in International Health or the Master of International Health offered directly through Curtin University of Technology.
How else will I benefit from this graduate diploma?
Graduate with an Graduate Diploma in International Health from a trusted, leading Australian university.
Flexible study: studying by distance means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
Government financial support through FEE–HELP available to all Australian citizens.
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