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Health Promotion, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #230 (QS) ,
The Health Promotion course from Curtin University emphasise a preventative approach to healthcare, and will develop your knowledge and skills in the major principles of health promotion, as well as prepare you with the ability to apply this knowledge in diverse settings.


Through a combination of practical skills, theory and research opportunities, this course will prepare you to practice health promotion in a range of environments such as workplaces, schools, local and state government, non-government organisations and academia.

It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion once you have completed certain units.

What you'll learn

  • Apply health promotion concepts and practice to enhance the health and wellbeing of groups and populations
  • Locate, extract, evaluate and synthesise relevant information to develop sustainable health promotion programs
  • Effectively use new and existing technologies applicable to health promotion to gather information, analyse data and communicate
  • Demonstrate independent and self-directed learning to enhance professional development
  • Assess and apply international perspectives and principles to health promotion
  • Demonstrate an understanding and respect for individual human rights and cultural diversity
  • Work professionally and ethically across a range of settings
  • Demonstrate effective project management skills

Why study the Health Promotion course from Curtin University

  • Curtin is a pioneer of health promotion studies in Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Promotion Strategies and Methods 
  • Introduction to Health Promotion 
  • Diversity and Difference in Health Promotion 
  • Principles of Planning and Evaluation in Public Health 
  • Politics and Power in Public Health 
  • Contemporary Practice in Health Promotion 

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • Programme intensity

                      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                      • Full-time duration 12 months
                    • Credits
                      200 alternative credits
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus

                    English Language Requirements

                    You need the following IELTS score:

                    • Minimum required score:


                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                    Academic Requirements

                    General Requirements

                    CRICOS code: 010560G

                    • A bachelor degree from a tertiary institution preferably in health, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management.
                    • English language proficiency

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      34700 AUD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 34700 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
                    • National

                      22400 AUD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 22400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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