This course is designed for health professionals with a suitable undergraduate degree or recognised professional qualification in a relevant discipline. It provides the skills and knowledge to: communicate public health information, engage in professional health practices and ensure healthy environments, particularly in rural and remote areas.
James Cook University provides several programs unique to Australia. James Cook University has: *The Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, which is one of the leading tropical research facilities in the world *teaching staff awarded the Australian Learning Teaching Councils’ National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning *cutting-edge teaching laboratories and research facilities.
Entry requirements (Additional)
English band level 3a - the minimum English Language test scores you need are: *IELTS – 7.0 (no component lower than 6.5), OR *TOEFL – 577 (plus minimum Test of Written English score of 5.5), OR *TOEFL (internet based) – 100 (minimum writing score of 23), OR *Pearson (PTE Academic) - 72
If you meet the academic requirements for a course, but not the minimum English requirements, you will be given the opportunity to take an English program to improve your skills in addition to an offer to study a degree at JCU. The JCU degree offer will be conditional upon the student gaining a certain grade in their English program. This combination of courses is called a packaged offer. JCU’s English language provider is Union Institute of Languages (UIL). UIL have teaching centres on both the Townsville and Cairns campuses.
*1st February for commencement in semester one (February) *1st July for commencement in semester two (mid-year/July)