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Master of Health Promotion

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    11 units

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Master of Health Promotion course from Curtin University offered through Open Universities Australia will develop your knowledge and increase your skills in health promotion as practised in a range of private, public, domestic and international settings. This course will broaden your knowledge of health and wellbeing, qualifying you to work as a health promotion practitioner.


Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Have a relevant bachelor degree, preferably in a health professional area, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management; OR
  • Have completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion; OR
  • Have a relevant bachelor degree plus two years of relevant post-bachelor degree work experience

Areas of study

In this Master of Health Promotion course, the subjects you will study include: These core subjects:

  • Health research methods
  • Health promotion methods
  • Health promotion planning
  • Health promotion partnerships, politics and power
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Evaluation of health promotion
  • Health promotion media and advocacy
  • Research project

And three electives from the following:

  • Foundations of public health
  • Health promotion in challenging contexts
  • Professional practice in public health
  • Health project
  • 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 Master of Health Promotion from Curtin University.

The Master of Health Promotion online course is aimed at producing health promotion professionals, or enhancing the careers of current practitioners. This master's degree will give you deeper skills and credentials to pursue employment in a range of areas including community-based health promotion, health marketing campaigns or 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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