Bachelor of Health - Public Health Professional Honours

University of Tasmania

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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.


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

Standard entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Alternate entry with relevant work experience

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