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Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available

  • Duration:

    4 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

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 issues in optimising health and the prevent of disease. You will also learn about project planning, the use of media and advocacy and communication.


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

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
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion from Curtin University.

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. Graduates of this course 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.

Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Statistician
  • Health Promotion Practitioner
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Hospital Administrator

Payment options & support

Finance options

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

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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