School of Medicine

Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine (GCAHM)

The Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine (GCAHM) is a new course at Deakin that delivers specialist knowledge and skills to students currently employed, or wishing to gain employment, in rural and remote health-related professions. This course aims to provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to improve the social, physical and mental health of agricultural workforces across Australia.

The Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine focuses on improving health outcomes on the 'other side of the fence' and how poor health impacts agribusiness, agricultural production and sustainability. You will learn about the interplay between diverse topics that span environmental, social, physical and mental health in addition to community stressors that impact on the wellbeing of rural and remote communities. The interdisciplinary and hands-on nature of the GCAHM will highlight what is needed to improve the determinants of health in farming communities both in Australia and abroad.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

24th September 2012