Bachelor of Health - Public Health Professional Honours

University of Tasmania

This program introduces and consolidates fundamental principles of public health in Australia and globally. It encourages students to think broadly about factors that affect health and wellbeing including social, environmental, cultural, economic, political and structural issues. It aims to provide students with advanced knowledge and skills to address challenges to public health through effective public health practice that is collaborative and multidisciplinary. Critical thinking, scientific and analytical competencies are emphasized throughout this course which builds core skills essential to health, health improvement and health services research, planning and evaluation of programs and policy formulation. The course then extends knowledge, skills and application into one of four specialist streams: Epidemiology, Environment and Food, Health Services or Remote and Polar Medicine. The public health graduate program has been developed in close collaboration with industry. This ensures that teaching is linked closely into current policy and practice and builds on the networks that are essential to effective public health practice.This program is relevant to those who work within public health as well as those wanting to move into the field of public health. The graduate diploma comprises coursework and involves specialisation into one of four streams which are Epidemiology, Environment and Food, Health Services and Remote and Polar Medicine.

Entry Requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent; alternate entry with relevant work experience

Subjects you can Study:

Epidemiology, Environment and Food, Health Services or Remote and Polar Medicine specialisations

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info Yes Part time 4 years
Hobart No info Yes Full time 1 year
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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