Bachelor of Health Promotion

Bachelor of Health Promotion

The Bachelor of Health Promotion qualification from Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is designed for those looking to pursue a career in health-related fields, particularly in the area of health promotion.

Studying health promotion is incredibly rewarding, as you are offered the opportunity to work with both individuals and the broader community in positively impacting their health and promoting healthier decision making. This degree is comprised of studies in core health, health science, health promotion, and professional skills. Studying this degree will both develop your theoretical knowledge of health promotion principles, but also your practical health promotion skills through industry placements.

The Bachelor of Health Promotion is accredited by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IHUPE), one of only two undergraduate degrees in NSW.

This course is available on campus at Sydney Olympic Park with selected units available online.

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
    Blended
    Classroom
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian College of Physical Education
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Policy and Project Officer | Health Promotion Officer | Community Health Worker | Youth Health Worker | Environmental Health Officer | View All

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The Bachelor of Health Promotion qualification from Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is designed for those looking to pursue a career in health-related fields, particularly in the area of health promotion.

Studying health promotion is incredibly rewarding, as you are offered the opportunity to work with both individuals and the broader community in positively impacting their health and promoting healthier decision making. This degree is comprised of studies in core health, health science, health promotion, and professional skills. Studying this degree will both develop your theoretical knowledge of health promotion principles, but also your practical health promotion skills through industry placements.

The Bachelor of Health Promotion is accredited by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IHUPE), one of only two undergraduate degrees in NSW.

This course is available on campus at Sydney Olympic Park with selected units available online.

Eligibility

We are not ATAR dependent. Some options for entry are:

  • A minimum NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent meeting required standards in relevant subjects, or
  • An Associate Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Tertiary Preparation Certificate from a TAFE or other recognised VET provider qualification, or
  • One year of full-time or an equivalent study in a degree course at a recognised higher education institute in Australia or an equivalent.

We also offer various alternative entry pathways. Enquire now for more information.

The subjects you may study include:

  • Understanding Health
  • Health Priorities for Australia
  • Foundations of Health Promotion
  • Physical Literacy for Children & Young People
  • Health and Physical Activity: A Sociological Perspective
  • Physiology of Human Movement
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology  
  • Pedagogy for Physical Education & Sport
  • Professional Communication
  • Foundations of Health Promotion
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Inclusive Health and Physical Activity
  • Leadership
  • Nutrition as Medicine
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Promoting Physical Activity
  • Event Planning & Project Management
  • Psychology of Behaviour Change
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Elective 1 (see Elective Options tab)
  •  Program Planning
  •  Exercise is Medicine
  •  Work Integrated Learning 2
  •  Elective 2 (see Elective Options tab)

The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.

ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.

A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.

ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales: Sydney Olympic Park

You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

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Where Will It Lead Me?

You'll graduate with a Bachelor of Health Promotion from the Australian College of Physical Education.

After doing work placement, you'll have skills and networks to gain employment in your desired field within the health promotion industry.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The College is accredited as an Institute of Higher Education by the Commonwealth Government, allowing eligible domestic ACPE students to access FEE-HELP.

There are also other financial assistance packages available to assist students. Enquire for more information.

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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