Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Applied Public Health/Bachelor of Global Studies

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health/Bachelor of Global Studies is a rewarding double degree for those interested in biological, social and environmental determinants of global health and health inequality. This course is designed to provide you with an informed global perspective that will enhance your application of public health principles to address complex community and population issues in Australia and around the world. You will enhance your global knowledge and skills with a period of study abroad/exchange where you will learn about other countries and may focus on their public health systems and approaches. Ultimately graduates will be expected to be capable in leadership, with proven research skills and knowledge of the public health sector and the social, political, cultural, environmental, and economic changes that are shaping the world. This course offers students with a unique opportunity to study abroad (ACU has over 60 partner institutions around the world), or gain valuable international workplace experience with one of our internship partners. Students have the opportunity to study a Diploma in Languages in either Spanish or Italian alongside their degree to further enhance their employment opportunities. The course aims to: Prepare graduates to apply best evidence, sound judgment and strategy to public health issues and challenges from local and global environments and contexts Develop skills in project management, communication, population level monitoring, personal leadership and performance accountability necessary to be effective in public health Inspire students through high-quality industry, community and service placements including international opportunities Foster in students the importance of professional excellence and accountability Prepare graduates for a successful entry into the public health workforces Foster a lifelong commitment to effective health promotion globally Combine compassion for humanity and a commitment to social justice with a sound theoretical understanding of processes affecting disadvantaged communities and individuals both locally and internationally Facilitate an understanding of global influences, problems and opportunities that affect contemporary Australia as well as the rest of the world.

Structure

320 credit points. Students will undertake international study, exchange or an internship in their 3rd year of study.

Subjects

  • Arts
  • Global studies

Standard entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy that includes meeting a minimum ATAR requirement. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent: Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $96,416
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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