Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion

Qualification: Graduate Diploma
Study mode: Online
Duration: 8 units
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Awarded by: Curtin University

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About this course

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.

Eligibility

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
  • Health project
  • Mental health promotion
  • Physical activity and health

Shorter programs

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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How will this course advance my career?

This online Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion is ideal for students wanting to pursue careers in health promotion, public health, community development, program delivery, research and evaluation.

The course will assist health professionals to enhance their career development and employment opportunities.

How else will I benefit from this postgraduate diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion from Curtin University.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying with OUA allows you the opportunity to study single units.
  • Graduates are 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 or scholarships.

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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.

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