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Diploma of Environmental Health

Course code C54

Prepares students to make a positive contribution to the health of communities.

Students graduate with the ability to think critically about prevention and control of communicable and environmental disease and a range of other environmental health issues, to work independently and as part of a team, and plan and coordinate environmental health projects.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C54

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,400

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Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

C54

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

1 year full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HST1111Population Health15
HST2114Environmental Health Law and Compliance15
SCI1193Introduction to Environmental Science15
HST1152Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HST2116Environmental Health Professional Practice15
HST1109Epidemiology15
HST2184Communicable Disease Control15
HST2220Health Promotion Planning and Administration15

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply specialised environmental health knowledge to technical and theoretical situations.
  2. Communicate environmental health knowledge, theoretical concepts and ideas to others.
  3. Show initiative and personal responsibility to plan, coordinate and evaluate environmental health projects and perform complex technical operations with independence.
  4. Think critically to analyse and synthesise environmental health information from multiple sources to evaluate unpredictable problems.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $9,400 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates will be employable in State Government, Shire and City health departments in a support role to Environmental Health Officers.

Possible future job titles

Environmental Health Assistant, Environmental Health Cadet, Environmental Health Technical Officer

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