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Health Promotion

Bachelor of Science (Health Promotion) - BSc(Curtin) - B-HLPROM Health Sciences
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.
Location Bentley
Study method 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

Course overview

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

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

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Essential WACE courses


Desirable WACE courses

At 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.

Credit for previous study

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.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Career opportunities

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.

Why Health Promotion?

  • 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.