Master of Health Promotion

Deakin University

This program is designed to enable students from varying backgrounds to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop appropriate and evidence-based health promotion programs. Students will obtain a broad-based understanding of the determinants of health in populations and of the range of strategies that practitioners and organisations can implement to make a difference in creating healthier communities. The course addresses strategies that seek to help people take action about their own health, to strengthen community action and to create environments that are more supportive of health: policy environments, physical environments, social environments and economic environments

Course Fee:

Australian: $48,768
International: $38,000

Entry Requirements:

Tertiary qualification; involved in health promotion and/or health education activities; written statement; or sufficient knowledge and skills through work-related training and experience; international students must also meet the English language requirements.

Structure:

16 credit points; 8 core units and 8 electives, including either a minor or major project.

Subjects you can Study:

Health promotion

Study Pathways:

Advanced standing/credit for prior learning may be given for studies undertaken at graduate certificate or graduate diploma level.

Recognition:

Graduates may be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) and the International Union of Health Promotion and Education.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Health Promotion Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Full time 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 4 years

Deakin’s course curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give students a competitive edge. More than 58,000 students have chosen Deakin for its industry-aligned courses, teachers that are leaders in their field, flexible study options on campus and online, leading edge facilities and proven record of scientific achievements. 

Deakin’s internationally recognised quality of research and teaching puts it in the top two per cent of the world’s universities (Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings). Deakin is also number one for student satisfaction in Victoria (2016 Student Experience Survey). 

Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities, with over 40 years of experience as a leading tertiary education provider. Its five campuses include one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria, plus 15,000 students that study predominantly online via Deakin’s Cloud Campus. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, as well as many international students and students from regional areas. 

Deakin’s four faculties offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, psychology, business, law, medicine, engineering, nursing, allied health, information technology and teaching. 

 

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