Graduate Diploma in Water and Human Health 

What do I need to know to apply? 

Academic Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Water and Human Health, an applicant must hold a minimum of a second-class standing in one of the following degrees, awarded by an eligible institution:

i) An honors bachelor degree in Arts* or in Science;

ii) A bachelor degree in Applied Science or Law*;

iii) A degree of Doctor of Medicine;

iv) Or equivalent.

The qualifications of an applicant who has a bachelor’s general degree with no less than a B grade average will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional Requirements

*Technical knowledge of chemistry and mathematics will be required for some courses. For those applicants without evidence of relevant introductory undergraduate courses, bridge courses may be required to fulfill the technical knowledge gap that may exist. Current bridging courses offered through the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences include: MNTC P01: Engineering Mathematics MNTC P06: Foundational Chemistry MNTC P05: Foundational Physics

For international students, if required, a TOEFL total score of at least 600 (paper based) or TOEFL iBT minimum score of: writing (24/30); speaking (22/30); reading (22/30); listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120. Applicants must have the minimum score in each test as well as the minimum overall score.


The tuition fees for the WHH program for 2019 will be $6,180 for domestic students, and $12,360 for international students. Tuition does not include mandatory student fees. International students must also enrol in the University Health Insurance Plan. Details about fees and fee payment can be found on the website of the Office of the University Registrar. Fees for the upcoming academic session are normally published to the above website in May (2019).


A graduate diploma is considered a professional program and therefore there is no specific funding available.

For more information contact Dr. Geof Hall at