Bachelor of Science - Health Promotion / Bachelor of Science - Health and Safety

Curtin University

This course develops expertise in the area of health promotion with an additional focus on health and safety. The areas of study will include health promotion skills such as planning, evaluation and methods as well as workplace occupational hygiene, legal matters and hazard recognition. Graduates will develop complementary skills that will qualify them to work in the field of health promotion particularly within a workplace setting. It emphasises prevention of disease and the importance of creating healthy environments and is particularly relevant for jobs in government, community and workplace environments, where the focus is on implementing systems that promote a safe and healthy work environment.

Course Fee:


International: $144,800

Entry Requirements:

One science course 2A/2B from the following list is desirable: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Human Biological Science, Integrated Science, Physics or Psychology. STAT elements considered are WE and either V or Q. Students will normally be expected to have attained a higher Tertiary Entrance Rank than is required for both single degrees. Applicants for this course should refer to the Clinical Health Sciences and Police Clearances sections of the faculty website.

Structure:

The course contains core units only.

Subjects you can Study:

Health promotion; Health and safety

Study Pathways:

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.

Further information:

If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: futurestudents@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: international@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible for membership with the Australian Health Promotion Association (Health Promotion) and the Safety Institute of Australia (Health and Safety) and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus 70.5 Yes Online 4 years
Bentley - main campus 70.5 Yes Full time 4 years
Bentley - main campus 70.5 Yes Part time

Curtin is a vibrant, future-focused university where ideas and cultures combine to create a place of enthusiasm, endeavour and achievement.

When you join Curtin, you join a community of more than 240,000 alumni around the globe, many of whom have made a significant impact in their field.

Studying at Curtin is the beginning of a lifelong journey. We can't wait to help you begin yours.

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen us rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2019, we were ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked first in Australia, and second in the world, for mineral and mining engineering in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore. If your course is available at a different location, you can study part of your course on another campus easily, with no interruption to your studies.

You could also undertake a short-term program, international internship, volunteer program or exchange program at one of our partner universities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America or South America.

Research and development

Curtin leads, or is involved with, a number of major international research projects, centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure you are prepared for today’s changing global market.

We have also incorporated work-integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so you graduate with the skills that employers want.

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We are now five years into our 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see our campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

The plan includes new transport infrastructure, student accommodation, dedicated spaces and programs to support entrepreneurship, and facilities to encourage new research and industry partnerships.

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There’s a sense of community both in and out of the classroom. Between classes, you can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

If you choose to study with Curtin, you can expect to build life skills and become part of a forward-thinking, international community committed to sharing innovative ideas.

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