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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health
GradDipEH

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 75 credits at 300-level;

and including:

(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health is awarded without an endorsement.

Student Progression

4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health may be awarded with distinction.

Completion Requirements

5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

7. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in Part I for the Graduate Diploma, all candidates commencing study towards the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health on or after 1 January 2017 must satisfy the requirements specified in these regulations.

8. All candidates who commenced study towards the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health prior to 1 January 2017 and have completed at least 30 credits towards the graduate diploma may be permitted course substitution beyond the normal limits.

9. The transition arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

Schedule for the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health

Compulsory courses (105 credits from)

214.213 Toxic Substances, Human Health and the Environment 15 credits

214.215 Food Safety and Human Health 15 credits

214.216 Environmental and Public Health Law 15 credits

214.311 Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases 15 credits

214.312 Environmental Monitoring and Investigative Methods 15 credits

214.314 Water and Waste Treatment 15 credits

214.316 Bio-Physical Effects of Noise and Vibration 15 credits

15 credits from

214.301 Environmental Health Risk Management for Disasters 15 credits

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