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Health Promotion

University of the Sunshine Coast

Master
24 months
Duration
26000 AUD/year
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About

This Health Promotion program at University of the Sunshine Coast is one of few masters’ programs in Australia to focus exclusively on the field of Health Promotion. You will learn from leading academics, be involved in research, and study in an environment that replicates workplace scenarios.

Overview

Good health begins in our everyday lives; in how we work, live and play. As the range of public health concerns attributed to lifestyle and environment grows, so does the need for dedicated health professionals to address these issues.

With a Master of Health Promotion, you have the opportunity to make a broad impact on public health through programs, strategy, policy and education. The program delivered by University of the Sunshine Coast prepares you for careers that allow you to make contributions towards safe, stimulating and enjoyable working and living conditions for all.

 You will study the foundations and principles of public health; how to assess health needs, how to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion programs; settings for health promotion; epidemiology; research methods and more.

For added flexibility, there is an option to exit this program with a Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion after completing eight courses (96 units).

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you can pursue a career in health promotion as a practitioner, researcher, academic, consultant, policy officer, social advocate, project worker, project manager or educator in international, national, state and local level government and non-government organisations, community organisations, professional associations, private industry, or tertiary institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research in Health Care 
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Promotion Implementation and Evaluation
  • Health Promotion Principles
  • Health Promotion Settings
  • Health Promotion Needs Assessment and Planning
  • Introduction to Behavioural Health
  • Public Health Foundations
  • Quantitative Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

192 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 061061D 
Entry to the Master of Health Promotion program requires completion of a recognised Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution. If you have a Bachelor degree in the same discipline you may be eligible to receive credit of up to 48 units (4 courses). Non-graduates with extensive relevant industry experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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