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¿Qué aprenderé?

What to expect

Study at Australia’s unique College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences. Learn from outstanding teaching staff in cutting-edge laboratories and research facilities.

Develop in-depth knowledge in epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and complications relevant to tropical diseases. Focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and the prevention of diseases in tropical, rural, and remote Indigenous communities.

Make a difference in the tropics. JCU Public Health and Tropical Medicine graduates have the specialist skills to succeed.

Career Opportunities

JCU Public Health and Tropical Medicine graduates acquire the knowledge and skills needed to enhance their practice and manage public health priorities in tropical environments.

You could find employment in State and Commonwealth Government organisations, health care settings, community settings, non-profit and international organisations.

This could include working in roles related to disease control and protection of the health of the population living in tropical areas, and promotion of health and wellbeing.

You could also continue on to study the Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be able to:

Integrate and apply an advanced body of theoretical and technical knowledge in the disciplines of public health and tropical medicine with depth in epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, complications, differential diagnosis, investigation and management of tropical diseases

Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise information, data and evidence to devise appropriate strategies to detect, prevent and control communicable and non-communicable diseases ensuring safe and healthy environments for tropical, rural, remote and Indigenous communities

Critically reflect upon the socio-ecological nature of health promotion and its application in optimising the health and wellbeing of tropical, rural, remote and Indigenous communities

Critically reflect upon and engage in professional public health practice based on ethical decision-making and an evidence based approach, including consideration of recent developments in the field

Apply advanced human project and organisational management skills within a public health and policy context to effect efficient and equitable gains in public health

Communicate theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions through advanced literacy and numeracy skills to specialist and non-specialist audiences

Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for continuing professional development requirements based on reflection on current skills, knowledge and attitudes and their application to the specialty of public health and tropical medicine.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Division of Tropical Health and Medicine

CRICOS

026853G

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
A$32.280,00 (US$ 23.979) por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

21 Febrero 2022, 25 Julio 2022

Lugar

James Cook University

Douglas campus,

1 James Cook Drive,

DOUGLAS,

Queensland,

4814, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
A$32.280,00 (US$ 23.979) por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

21 Febrero 2022, 25 Julio 2022

Lugar

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street,

TOWNSVILLE CITY,

Queensland,

4810, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants require a degree equivalent to an Australia Bachelor degree. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS: 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet-based): 74 (minimum writing score of 18); Pearson (PTE Academic): 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced/C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Para estudiantes internacionales

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree in a relative health discipline, from this or another university; or
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine as equivalent to the above.

IELTS - 7.0 (no component lower than 6.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 94 (no component less than 23); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 65 (no component less than 58).

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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Acerca de James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) figura dentro del 2% superior de universidades del mundo según el Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Figura entre las 250 mejores universidades del mundo
  • Considerada de “ primer nivel” en 83 áreas de investigación
  • Entre las 100 mejores universidades del mundo según UN SDG
  • 5 estrellas por empleo, apoyo a los estudiantes y habilidades