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Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion

GradCertHlthProm(Curtin) - GC-HLPROM Health Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Part-time
Online - find out more
Study mode On-campus, online and partially online
Intake February or July

Onshore international students must study this course full-time.

Duration 1 year part-time

Our postgraduate health promotion courses 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.

In this course you will plan, implement and evaluate health promotion programs, develop your theoretical understanding of health promotion and examine a range of current health promotion issues.

Please note: This course is only available to Australian and New Zealand applicants.

Admission criteria

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

A recognised bachelor degree or equivalent in a health-related background. 

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2018 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $11,200*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. 100 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

Upon graduation you are eligible for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association, the Public Health Association of Australia, and the International Union for Health Promotion and Education.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

Career opportunities

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.

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.

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