Bachelor of Science - Health Promotion / Bachelor of Science - Health and Safety

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course develops expertise in the area of health promotion with an additional focus on health and safety. The areas of study will include health promotion skills such as planning, evaluation and methods as well as workplace occupational hygiene, legal matters and hazard recognition. Graduates will develop complementary skills that will qualify them to work in the field of health promotion particularly within a workplace setting. It emphasises prevention of disease and the importance of creating healthy environments and is particularly relevant for jobs in government, community and workplace environments, where the focus is on implementing systems that promote a safe and healthy work environment.

Structure

The course contains core units only.

Subjects

  • Health promotion
  • Health and safety

Standard entry requirements

One science course 2A/2B from the following list is desirable: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Human Biological Science, Integrated Science, Physics or Psychology. STAT elements considered are WE and either V or Q. Students will normally be expected to have attained a higher Tertiary Entrance Rank than is required for both single degrees. Applicants for this course should refer to the Clinical Health Sciences and Police Clearances sections of the faculty website.

Recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership with the Australian Health Promotion Association (Health Promotion) and the Safety Institute of Australia (Health and Safety) and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Study pathways

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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $144,800
  • ATAR: 70
Yes
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

Further information

If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: futurestudents@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: international@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331

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