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Major

Public Health

Diploma in Science

Make a positive difference to people's lives by learning how to measure, plan, manage and evaluate health programs and services to prevent illness and promote good health within communities.

Make a positive difference to people's lives by learning how to measure, plan, manage and evaluate health programs and services to prevent illness and promote good health within communities.

Studying public health can to a variety of roles in public and global health, health research, policy and professional practice, such as law and ethics.

Highlights

2 in Australia for public health

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

27 in the world for public health

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone
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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone

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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim
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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim

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Disease or doctor: Which drives medicine?
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Disease or doctor: Which drives medicine?

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Health Systems & Policy
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Nutrition in the Lifespan
  • Understanding Health Behaviours
  • Major Diseases & their control
  • Health Policy in Practice
  • Influencing Health Behaviours
  • Environmental Health
  • Global Health and Infectious Disease

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