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Diversity and Difference in Health Promotion Course unit

This online Diversity and Difference in Health Promotion unit from Curtin University aims to guide you through health promotion strategies and the way in which they deal with socially stigmatised health issues such as HIV/AIDs, mental health conditions, and substance abuse.


By completing this unit you will develop a strong awareness of how diversity and difference must be considered in the strategic implementation of health promotion initiatives.


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Environmental Health Risk Assessment Course unit

This online unit in Environmental Health Risk Assessment, delivered by Curtin University, will develop your knowledge and understanding of hazards, assessments and risk characterisation in an environmental health context.


Central to the unit are the principles behind, and the conduct of, environmental health risk assessments, as well as an exploration of risk management and risk perception.


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Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Course unit

This online unit in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases by Curtin University examines the history of infectious diseases and current ways of investigating, detecting, controlling and avoiding outbreaks.


You will learn about the dynamics of infectious disease, outbreaks and the implications of epidemiology within the context of controlling public infection.


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Ethics in International Health Course unit

Ethics in International Health is an online unit provided by Curtin University which offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of issues in ethics and bioethics.


The 13-week unit explores complex theories of ethics in relation to current debates in global health.


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Evaluation of Health Promotion Course unit

This online Evaluation of Health Promotion unit from Curtin University examines how evaluation tools can be employed to better understand the effectiveness of health promotion strategies.


You will gain an understanding of research and evaluation design, as well as issues and problems which can invalidate these evaluations.


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Foundations of Public Health Course unit

Foundations of Public Health is an online unit provided by Curtin University which provides an introduction to public health, its origins and its development.


You will explore a range of issues and contexts, including environmental health, sexual health, emergency and disaster management and occupational health and safety.


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Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion

The online Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion course will help you develop in the major principles and issues of health promotion and the process of planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs.


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.


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Graduate Certificate in International Health

This Graduate Certificate in International Health course, offered online with Curtin University, will give you the training to launch a career in international health.


Upon completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to plan, manage and deliver appropriate and effective health programs in an international context.


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Graduate Certificate in Public Health

The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health course by Curtin University will give you the skills and training to launch your career in public health.


Upon completion of this program, you will be equipped with the training, knowledge and skills to design and implement public health programs for different contexts.


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Graduate Diploma in Health Industry Management

The online Graduate Diploma in Health Industry Management course by Curtin University provides specialised knowledge and training in current health management practices.


This program is designed to enhance the skills and training of those who have, or wish to progress to, leadership and management responsibilities in the health industry. The content can be easily adapted to participants' current roles, directions and career aspirations.


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Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion

The online Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion course by Curtin University will increase your knowledge and skills in contemporary health promotion.


The course is ideal for students wanting to pursue careers in health promotion, public health, community development, program delivery, research and evaluation.


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Graduate Diploma in International Health

The online Graduate Diploma in International Health course by Curtin University focuses on current knowledge and practice in international health.


In this course, you will examine international health and will acquire an education and develop your skills in planning, management and delivery of appropriate health programs in an international context.


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Graduate Diploma in Public Health

The online Graduate Diploma in Public Health course by Curtin University encourages students to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to public health practices.


This postgraduate diploma acts as the ideal launch pad for health graduates looking to gain additional skills and knowledge in order to expand their professional development. As a globally recognised qualification, this public health program can lead to a wealth of employment opportunities in the public health sphere, both locally and throughout the world.


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Health Policy Course unit

As an online postgraduate unit provided in association with Curtin University, Health Policy introduces you to the principles of policy making for healthcare.


The unit also focuses on the way in which national health policies and programs have an impact on society’s health and wellbeing.


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Health Research Methods Course unit

Heath Research Methods is an online unit provided by Curtin University which introduces you to the scientific method and cross-sectional, experimental, quasi-experimental, and descriptive case studies.


It highlights issues relating to sampling, bias, measurement, ethics and the use of statistical software.


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International Health and Primary Health Care Course unit

This online International Health and Primary Health Care unit provides an important overview of international health provision, patterns of disease and mortality across developed and developing countries.


In the unit, provided by Curtin University, you will learn about how policies and economic aspects play a role in global health and health care provision.


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Master of Health Industry Management

The online Master of Health Industry Management course by Curtin University is designed to develop an understanding of health industry management with a workplace focus.


The course is designed to enhance the skills of those who have, or wish to progress to, leadership and management responsibilities in the health industry.


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Master of Health Promotion

The online Master of Health Promotion course by Curtin University will provide you with an in-depth understanding of health promotion issues and practices.


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.


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Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health is an online multidisciplinary health course from Curtin University for those wishing to develop their skills and qualifications in public health.


The degree is a globally recognised qualification for health professionals who wish to further their education and advance their careers in this important field.


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Media Impact on Public Health Course unit

The Media Impact on Public Health online unit from Curtin University explores how media is used to communicate and promote health news and awareness.


You will study how various media formats and campaigns employ different methods to get their healthcare messages to the masses.


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About Public Health

The Australian public healthcare system is renowned as being one of the best in the world. You can be a part of this important and rewarding sector by studying an online course in public health.

Public health focuses not just on disease treatment but also prevention, by promoting healthy lifestyles and practices. This is achieved through health advocacy programs that run all the way from local community programs to national initiatives. Our postgraduate public health courses will not only provide you with the fundamentals to develop, implement and evaluate health promotion activities, you will also be able to focus on specific areas such as mental health, physical activity and diabetes prevention, as well as the role of media in health advocacy and promotion.

If you see yourself in a management role, a course in health industry management will give you the necessary skills. You will learn how to manage change within the workplace, specifically focusing on the impact of emerging technologies. You will also gain an understanding of performance management, health policy, health economics, ethics, financial management, and how to manage health and stress in the workplace.

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