This course is designed to enhance your skills in health promotion and can help you to apply your skills in your workplace. It covers current issues in optimising health and prevention of disease, develops your research skills, and allows you to implement and evaluate health promotion programs in different settings. You can choose from a number of optional units including: international health, public health nutrition, injury control, mental health promotion, and physical activity and health. The research component of the course is taken under appropriate academic supervision and tailored to meet your needs.
Employment can be found at local, state, national and international government agencies, and non-government agencies such as the National Heart Foundation, Cancer Council, WA divisions of general practice and the AIDS Council.
Credit for previous study
Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.
How this course will make you industry ready
You will benefit from the excellent teaching staff who have hands-on industry experience and intervention-based research credentials.
2016 Curtin International Scholarships: Merit Scholarship
Curtin University is an inspiring, vibrant, international organisation, committed to making tomorrow better. It is a beacon for innovation, driving advances in technology through high-impact research and offering more than 100 practical, industry-aligned courses connecting to workplaces of tomorrow.
Ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015, the University is also ranked 25th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2015 Curtin also received an overall five-star excellence rating in the QS stars rating.
Curtin University strives to give high achieving international students the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised education through offering the Merit Scholarship. The Merit Scholarship will give you up to 25 per cent of your first year tuition fees and if you enrol in an ELB program at Curtin English before studying at Curtin, you will also receive a 10 per cent discount on your Curtin English fees.
For full details and terms and conditions of this scholarship, please visit: curtin.edu/int-scholarships and click on Merit.
A bachelor degree or equivalent with a health-related background from a recognised tertiary institution. Minimum English language entry requirements: IELTS Writing- 6.0, Speaking- 6.0, Reading- 6.0, Listening- 6.0, Overall band score- 6.5.