Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion

Deakin University

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

Encourage people to take control of their health and improve their wellbeing. More and more workplaces are incorporating health promotion activities into their cultures. With our Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion, you will learn about current and emerging health issues in local and global contexts. Informed with health education knowledge and principles, you will inspire others to adopt healthier lifestyles. You will also study the practical skills required in health promotion practice, such as undertaking needs assessments, program planning and evaluation. The Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion is incredibly useful for those looking to enter the health sector, as well as those already working in the sector who’d like to pursue management roles. Students completing this course can also move into a higher award, such as the Graduate Diploma (H615) or Master of Health Promotion (H759).

Designed for

Professionals needing to incorporate health promotion activities in their work, practitioners wanting to upgrade knowledge and qualifications, and students wanting to gain employment in health-related areas


4 credit points. All four 1 credit point units are core units (these are compulsory).


  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or higher or two years relevant work experience or evidence of academic capability judged to be 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.


Graduates in this course should be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association and the International Union of Health Promotion and Education.

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion may be eligible for advanced standing towards the Graduate Diploma or Master of Health Promotion.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $13,000
International: $18,700
  • Part-time : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

Note that this course is available to international students via offshore external study only.

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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