Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Environment and Health

Develop your skills and knowledge to tackle complex public health challenges today and into the future.

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Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Career outcomes

  • Research officer
  • Health project/program manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Health researcher
  • Health promotion officer

Career outcomes

  • Research officer
  • Health project/program manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Health researcher
  • Health promotion officer

Further Study

This graduate certificate can serve as an entry pathway to a master’s degree. Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited towards the Master of Public Health or Master of Public Health with Specialisation.
This graduate certificate can serve as an entry pathway to a master’s degree. Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited towards the Master of Public Health or Master of Public Health with Specialisation.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.


For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”.

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course to see the annual and total course fees.

Course Credit Points
24
Average Annual Fee - 2021
$8,747.06
Typical Fee Range - 2021
$3,950.00 - $14,500.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

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Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Environment and Health provides you with the opportunity to examine, analyse and assess the risks to human health from the environment. The course will develop your skills and knowledge of the framework required to tackle complex public health challenges today and into the future.

About the course

This course is designed to suit anyone eligible to undertake study at the graduate certificate level with an interest in a career in the health industry in the area of health and the environment.
Graduate Certificate in Environment and Health

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 92210
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Environment and Health
Status
  • Available 2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 92210
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Graduate certificate in environment and health

Top 3 reasons to study this course

  1. Develop a comprehensive skillset to tackle complex public health challenges.
  2. Be taught by top experts in the field.
  3. Learn to assess and communicate the environmental and occupational exposure impact on human health to a range of audiences.
Graduate certificate in environment and health

What you'll learn...

  • Describe and evaluate health and disease in population groups.
  • Assess the impact of environmental and occupational exposures on human health.
  • Outline the health impact from environmental disturbances both regionally and globally.

Study options in Public Health

We offer a range of courses enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your personal or professional interests and advance your career. 

How does it work?

Study part-time for a Semester 1 commencement, and full-time or part-time for a Semester 2 commencement. You can then choose to enter into the Master of Public Health.

Research Led Teaching

Research Led Teaching