Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion

Deakin University

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. Armed 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 would like to pursue management roles.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,500
International: $18,000

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree in any discipline or at least two years of relevant work experience.


4 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Health promotion

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.

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at


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.

Who 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

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Health Promotion Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Online 1 year
Burwood No info No Part time 1 year

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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