Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion

Qualification: Graduate Certificate
Study mode: Online
Duration: 4 units
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Awarded by: Curtin University

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About this course

This Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion program offered by Curtin University by Open Universities Australia will enable you to develop your education and training in the major principles and issues of health promotion and the process of planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs in various settings.

Studying this course, you will learn about the current isses in optimising health and the prevent of disease. You will also learn about project planning, the use of media and advocacy and communication. 

Eligibility

To be eligible for this degree you must have a bachelor degree or equivalent in a health related background.

Study periods

Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying.

If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks.

Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.

Areas of study

In this health promotion course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Health promotion planning
  • Health promotion methods
  • Evaluation of health promotion

And one elective from the following:

  • Health research methods
  • Foundations of public health
  • Health promotion partnerships, politics and power
  • Health promotion media and advocacy
  • Health promotion in challenging contexts
  • Mental health promotion
  • Physical activity and health

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How will this course advance my career?

The Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion program is designed to enhance the skills of those who have a responsibility for health promotion as part of their employment.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to analyse and apply health promotion concepts to enhance the health and wellbeing of groups and populations. You will be able to further your career with work in community-based health promotion, marketing campaigns and health promotion intervention research.

How else will I benefit from this graduate certificate?

  • Graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion from a trusted, leading Australian university.
  • Flexible study: studying by distance education means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support through FEE–HELP available to all Australian citizens.
  • Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP.

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