Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours)

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) allows students to build upon the knowledge gained in their undergraduate degree, develop research skills that will equip them for future study at a higher degree level and work closely with an academic expert to contribute to a particular area of interest. Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) will have: an understanding of research principles and methods; a significant amount of knowledge in a particular area, which will allow them to undertake further study, research and/or other professional work the ability to research, interpret and relay potentially complex theoretical principals; the technical skills to design and conduct a research project, with some level of independence; the skills to work collaboratively within an academic team of researchers as a junior member.

Course Fee:


International: $23,624

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible to apply for admission to the course, a student must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a GPA of 5.75.

Structure:

80 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Research Methods in Health Sciences; Preparing for Research in Health Sciences; Data Management in Health Sciences

Study Pathways:

Graduates may be eligible to progress to a postgraduate coursework degree including the suite of courses with specialties available in public health and global health. Graduates may also be eligible to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Further information:

As this important area of health promotion continues to grow and employment opportunities increase both locally and internationally, honours graduates may find employment in a wide range of public health careers including: public health officer; community development worker; epidemiologist; policy analyst; program evaluator; health educator; project officer and consumer advocate.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Full time 1 year
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Part time 2 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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