Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
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.
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to http://study.curtin.edu.au for further information on entry to this course.
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.
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.