About this course
Intended learning outcomes
This course will reinforce and strengthen all the graduate attributes that will have already been achieved by the participants by way of their primary degree and work experience before enrolling in this postgraduate diploma course.
Academic excellence will be fostered by utilising the high level professional skills of internationally recognised experts in technical content and adult learning.
This course involves subject material across a wide range of disciplines including veterinary science, management, leadership, outbreak risk assessment, decision-making and communication. Participants in the course will be veterinarians, animal scientists and animal health professionals who are already in positions that bring them into professional contact with the general public and where they are involved in providing leadership in technical matters.
Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Public Health, graduates should:
- Possess medium to high-level computing skills
- Apply critical and analytical skills to the identification and resolution of problems
- Communicate effectively; and
- Have good time management skills
- Graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills in a broad range of areas as required to fill a number of professional roles in animal disease preparedness and response
- Graduates will be aware of the epidemiological, economic, environmental, political, social and welfare factors behind outbreaks of animal disease and disease emergence
- The specialist skills and knowledge achieved will allow veterinarians and animal health professionals to provide advanced services in a broad range of aspects of veterinary public health responses, in Australia and internationally
Last updated: 21 May 2021