Health Policy

Admission requirements


Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Health Policy requires:

  • a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a policy related field; or
  • a minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a policy related field.


Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Health Policy requires:

  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate; or
  • a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a policy related field.


Admission to the Master of Health Policy requires:

  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate; or
  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
  • a bachelor's degree with a first or second class honours and a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a policy related field.


See course Rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Health Policy requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of units of study including:

  • 18 credit points of core units of study; and
  • 6 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.

The Graduate Diploma in Health Policy requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study; and
  • 12 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.

The Master of Health Policy requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 36 credit points of core units of study; and
  • 12 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.