Deakin University

Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Make a difference to people's lives on a broad scale with Deakin's Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion. You will learn how to tackle health issues and improve the wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations. Combined approaches involving community engagement, policy development, research, education and the media will give you the expertise needed to address the causes of poor health and improve wellbeing throughout society.Gain extensive practical experience throughout your course, including 120 hours of work experience in a health-related agency in your final year. You will be able to start building professional networks while putting your knowledge and skills to use in a practical setting under the supervision of qualified practitioners. By combining a strong theoretical base with hands-on learning in the field, you will graduate confident and career ready.

Structure

The 24 credit points include 16 core units (these are compulsory) and 8 elective units (you can choose which ones to study), that can be taken from any faculty.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.

Recognition

Graduates from the Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion may be eligible to become members of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and obtain professional accreditation as a Health Promotion Practitioner with the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA).

Study pathways

This course provides pathway to the Honours program and subsequently higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework courses.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online)
  • ATAR: 59.1
No
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $101,272
  • ATAR: 68
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $101,272
  • ATAR: 74
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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