|Indicative ATAR||70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
Full-time or part-time
Online - find out more
|Study mode||Online, on-campus, off-campus and mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
This innovative degree is designed to equip you with the theoretical and practical skills required for a career in health promotion. Health promotion helps to develop skills and knowledge in communities and individuals, change policies and laws to support healthy choices, and encourage industries and services to promote healthy lifestyles.
In your first year you will learn the fundamentals of health promotion and will be introduced to public health, Indigenous health, psychology, sociology, human biology, professional communication, and how health professionals work together to improve health and wellbeing.
In your second and third years you will study the planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs, have the opportunity to manage an on-Campus health promotion campaign, and may undertake a 100-hour placement at a government or non-government organisation.You can study this as part of a double degree:
*Please note not all majors are offered online
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Written English and either MC Verbal or Quantitative
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Mature age entry
Essential WACE courses
Desirable WACE coursesAt least one ATAR science course from the following list: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Human Biology, Integrated Science, Physics or Psychology
Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course:
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.
The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Health Sciences to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
This course can help you become a:
- Health Promotion Officer
This course can help you become a Health Promotion Officer, Research Officer, Project/Campaign Officer, Community Development Officer and Sponsorship Coordinator.
Professional Memberships: Australian Health Promotion Association
Public Health Association of Australia.
- Classes in this course are kept small to allow close liaison between students and staff who bring practical and academic experience to their teaching.
- The Department of Health Promotion is affiliated with the internationally acclaimed Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research located at Curtin. The Centre, through the major grants it attracts, will give you the opportunity to participate in ground-breaking health promotion research.
- Department staff have won many teaching awards including a University Innovative Teaching Practice Award. Eight of the Department staff have won Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in recent years.