Master of Health Promotion
Foster healthy, safe and supportive communities.
Influence public health and well being. You’ll explore topics including indigenous well being and behavioural health. Sharpen your research skills. Complete your masters with a health promotion project. Save health costs, and ultimately save lives.
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- Prepare for careers that contribute towards safe, stimulating and enjoyable working and living conditions
- Study in one of a few masters’ programs in Australia focused exclusively on Health Promotion
- Learn from leading academics, be involved in research, and study in workplace scenarios
- Study foundations and principles of public health; assessing health and well-being assets and needs, planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs, epidemiology, research methods and more
- Community organisations
- Educator in international, national, state and local level government and non-government organisations
- Policy officer
- Private industry
- Professional associations
- Project manager
- Project worker
- Social advocate
- Tertiary institutions
Graduates may be eligible to become members of:
- Australian Health Promotion Association
- International Union for Health Promotion and Education.
- Public Health Association of Australia
The Master of Health Promotion has been accredited by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education.
Entry to the Master of Health Promotion program requires completion of a recognised Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution. If you have a Bachelor degree in the same discipline you may be eligible to receive credit of up to 48 units (4 courses).
Non-graduates with extensive relevant industry experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Please refer to Application dates for the closing dates to submit an application to study at UniSC.
Foster healthy, safe and supportive environments and communities, and positively influence the health and well-being of people. Strengthen community action to save healthcare costs and lives and master topics such as population health, Indigenous well-being, and health promotion practice and build your research skills. Become a work-ready health promotion professional.
Recommended Study Pattern
This program is offered full-time or equivalent part-time.
The recommended study pattern is subject to change based on study period of enrolment. To learn more about the courses you will undertake in this program please refer to program structure.
Required courses (14) 168 units
- HLT600 Indigenous Wellbeing Foundations
- PUB600 Public Health Research and Evidence
- PUB701 Foundations of Epidemiology
- PUB702 Health Promotion Implementation and Evaluation
- PUB703 Health Promotion Principles
- PUB704 Health Promotion Settings and Advocacy
- PUB705 Health Promotion Community Assessment and Planning
- PUB706 Introduction to Behavioural Health
- PUB707 Public Health Foundations
- PUB708 Quantitative Research Methods
- PUB710 Health Research Project B
- PUB725 Health Research Project A
- PUB711 Foundations of Health Economic Evaluation
- PUB713 Health Promotion Professional Practice
Elective courses (2) 24 units
Select 2 postgraduate level elective courses (24 units) from the postgraduate elective course options.
- Each study period, you have the choice to switch between full-time and part-time study. Full-time study is enrolling in three or more courses per study period, while part-time study is one or two courses per study period.
- The total number of units required to complete the program is 192 units.
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- Program structures are subject to change
To attain the award of Master of Health Promotion, students are required to successfully complete 192 units as outlined in the Program Structure
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