Bachelor of Public Health

University of Canberra

This program provides foundation studies in health for those interested in a career in public health, health policy and planning and health services. It also provides a strong basis from which to undertake graduate entry clinical training in areas of allied health such as physiotherapy, nutrition, dietetics, exercise science, occupational therapy, nursing and medicine. The program integrates the core public health discipline with a choice of concentration areas suited to student interests and career intentions or as required for postgraduate areas of specialist health practice. Graduates will understand key issues affecting health of populations, be skilled in obtaining, reviewing and analysing health information, and able to plan and manage health programs or projects.

Course Fee:

International: $76,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Biology; Community development; Community studies; Counselling studies; Human biology; Human nutrition; Information systems; International studies; Management; Management, governance and policy; Marketing; Pre-physiotherapy; Psychology: an introduction; Public health; Sports science; Sustainability

Study Pathways:

Alternate exit awards: Diploma of Health Studies; Associate Degree of Health Studies.

Further information:

This course requires students to meet compulsory placement requirements prior to undertaking professional placement (Work-Integrated Learning) in a clinical or professional setting.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 60 Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra 60 Yes Part time 6 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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