Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion

Deakin University

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

This course will give you an understanding of health promotion concepts and approaches as they relate to contemporary health issues in Australia and internationally. You will learn program planning and development approaches and gain an understanding of the importance of needs assessment, vision and goal setting, program design principles, evaluation design, budgeting, sustainability and resourcing. As a graduate, you will be qualified to take advantage of the career opportunities that exist world-wide in national and international health organisations, community organisations, human services agencies, government departments, and NGOs. Roles might include health promotion officer, policy officer, health and wellbeing officer, community development officer, health educator, as well as roles in youth services, aged and disability services and primary care.

Designed for

Health professionals and teachers

Structure

8 credit points comprising 7 1-credit-point core units (these are compulsory) and 1 credit point elective unit.

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 Bachelor Degree or higher or two years relevant work experience or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Recognition

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

Serves as a first year of study of a coursework master degree for those wishing to undertake further study. Advanced standing may be given for studies undertaken at the Graduate Certificate level.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $25,600
International: $25,600
No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Flexible Delivery

Further information

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

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