The Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion course from Curtin University offered through Open Universities Australia will prepare you for new or further career opportunities in a variety of private and public, domestic and international health settings.
You will learn about the implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs, project planning, the use of media and advocacy and communication. Studying this postgraduate diploma will enable you to develop strong research and communication skills, think creatively and critically about health promotion strategies, and effectively use technology and the media.
To be eligible for this postgraduate diploma, you must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a tertiary institution, preferably in a health professional area, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management.
Areas of study
In this Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion course, the subjects you will study include:
Health promotion planning
Health promotion methods
Evaluation of health promotion
Health promotion partnerships, politics and power
Health promotion, media and advocacy
Health research methods
Foundations of public health
Epidemiology and biostatistics/li>
Health promotion in challenging contexts
Professional practice in public health
Mental health promotion
Physical activity and health
If you choose not to study the entire Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion degree you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or who prefer not to commit to the whole study period.
Depending on the units studied, you can exit with a Graduate Certificate or in Health Promotion after completion of the equivalent of one semester or two semesters of full-time study respectively.
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