Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course focuses on populations and communities rather than individuals, and spans the spectrum from promoting good health, through to preventing disease and managing illness and disability. An interdisciplinary field applying scientific approaches to the study and improvement of health, it includes health promotion, epidemiology, health and biomedical sciences, forensic medicine, social sciences, health data management and global health. You will learn to develop, implement and evaluate programs and policies to promote health and prevent disease and injury; to undertake health and clinical research, and to examine and understand both health challenges in both Australian and international healthcare system.
144 credit points
- Foundations of anatomy and physiology for health practice
- Introduction to research and evidence
- Introduction to public health