Graduate Diploma of Environmental Health (M6Q)

Overview  2021

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 4 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported and Full Fee Paying places available (check your Letter of Offer for details)

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Enrol in the newly created Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health. This exciting course provides students with a pathway into professional practice as an Environmental Health Officer. With a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health, you will be equipped to be at the front line of health protection, assessing environmental health risks and combat a range of environmental public health challenges including food safety, pollution, climate change and the prevention of communicable diseases.

Whilst primarily based in Hobart, the course has a whole of Tasmania focus, including at least 150 hours of real-world placement working and learning from practicing Environmental Health Officers throughout the state. You will receive on the job mentoring and make vital connections for future employment opportunities. Developed in partnership with industry and the profession, this career could take you anywhere from Franklin to Finland.

If you have a passion for science, health and environment and like working outdoors and with people, this course is for you. It is a pathway to a career not just a job.

Be the frontline of health protection in your community, become an Environmental Health Officer.

Course structure

This unit will provide a broad understanding of current environmental health concepts. Students undertaking this course will gain insight into how our health is influenced by our environments and ecology, and the likely impacts of climate change and benefits of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit develops knowledge and skills relating to the role of environmental health officers in developing, enforcing, evaluating and advising on legislative, legal and policy instruments designed to protect and manage environmental health across all jurisdictions. A thorough understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit develops knowledge and skills relating to the role of environmental health officers in managing environmental sustainability, health impact assessment and related legislative and policy development and applications. It includes built environment management, land use and contaminated land management,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit develops knowledge and skills relating to environmental health risk assessment, including core principles, frameworks and procedures for environmental health risk assessment and critical evaluation of evidence underpinning environmental health risk assessment. It also introduces risk management and risk…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit develops professional competencies to assess environmental risks, select and implement management tools, processes and strategies to effectively control health, safety and environmental hazards, and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders. Topics covered in this unit include cultural…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit develops professional competencies to assess environmental risks, select and implement management tools, processes and strategies to effectively control health, safety and environmental hazards, and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders. Topics covered in this unit include cultural…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores communicable diseases of humans from an epidemiological perspective. It provides an introductory overview of the basic biological knowledge needed to understand the interactions within and between populations of microbes, human and other animals. Students will learn to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Food safety management, particularly for microbial hazards, is undergoing revolutionary change internationally. Essentially, a more holistic approach is being advocated that relies on analysis and synthesis of knowledge and data from several scientific disciplines. The approach is termed 'risk analysis’.This…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree (AQF7) (or higher award) in a health or science discipline; and

A minimum 50 credit points (equivalent of one semester full-time study) of recognised basic science units that were included at Bachelor level and must include:

  • a minimum of 12.5 credit points (one unit) of chemistry; and
  • a further 37.5 credit points (equivalent to three units) in other science areas (e.g. microbiology, physics, anatomy and physiology, life science).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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