Graduate Certificate in Health Policy
Course code/s: HCHPO
|Location||City Campus - Collins Street|
|Mid year intake available||Yes (students can commence in either semester without a change in the course structure)|
|Course coordinator||Dr Alison Hughes|
|Available to international students||No|
|Course duration||1 year part-time|
|Credit points||60 credit points|
|Leave of absence available||Yes, for a maximum of 12 months|
Current students: ASK La Trobe
Prospective students: Future Students
Please note that a Master of Health Sciences with a major in Health Policy is also available for students who may wish to take their studies further.
These courses are designed for those with an interest in health policy or whose work requires policy skills, or for those seeking skills that may support a career shift. This program assists students to understand the changing contexts of policy making, to analyse policy and to participate in policy making and policy advocacy in their chosen fields. Domestic students who enrol in the graduate certificate may apply to progress to the Master of Health Sciences. The graduate certificate will be subsumed upon completion of the higher qualification. It is possible to exit from the Master of Health Sciences with a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Policy or a Graduate Certificate in Health Policy.
Further information can be found on the postgraduate Health policy webpage.
Course intended learning outcomes
The course intended learning outcomes for this degree are currently under revision.
The course requires the completion of 60 credit points over one year of part-time study.
|Teaching period||Subject code||Subject title||Credit points|
|TE-SEM-1||LTU0AIM*||Academic Integrity Module||0|
|Students to select 60 credit points from the following fifth level subjects:|
|TE-SUM-3||PHE5AHR||Australia's International Health Relations||15|
|TE-SEM-1||PHE5POL||Public Health Policy||15|
|TE-SEM-1||PHE5AHS||The Australian Health Care System||15|
|TE-SEM-1||PHE5HEF||Health Economics and Finance||15|
|TE-SEM-2||PHE5HPA||Health Policy Analysis||15|
|TE-SEM-2||PHE5IPO||International Health Policy||15|
Key:* LTU0AIM is a zero-credit-point subject that you are required to complete at the commencement of your first semester. The subject is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.