Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course combines the scientific understanding of the human body with the knowledge and skills for addressing health issues and promoting health in individuals and the community, ensuring graduates obtain the skills to be competent professionals in the field of health promotion. The course content lends itself to innovative teaching methods and fieldwork is incorporated in the second and third years. The School of Public Health is affiliated with the Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health. Through the major grants it attracts, it offers staff and students the opportunity to participate in ground breaking health promotion research.
Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages: http://handbook.curtin.edu.au/courses/31/319394.html
- The course is designed to develop appropriate knowledge and skills in the principles and the processes of planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs in various settings including clinical, school, worksite and the community. As well as specialist health promotion units in planning, methodology and evaluation, students complete studies in the multidisciplinary areas that underpin the practice of health promotion. Core studies are in human biology, behavioural sciences, epidemiology and health content areas. In addition, professional practice and research project studies are part of the course. There is one optional unit.
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to https://study.curtin.edu.au/offering/course-ug-bachelor-of-science-health-promotion--b-hlpromv1/ for further information on entry to this course.
Graduates are eligible for membership with the Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
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