Public health courses
Why study public health online?
Create plans that protect the health of communities. Work to protect people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. Help plan for the care of Australia’s ageing population. Use healthcare strategy to help manage the factors that can lead to illness.
Concentrate on areas including health advocacy, research, disease control and prevention and chronic condition prevention. Work in areas including health promotion, nutrition, community health, women’s health, public health activities, for organisations like NGOs, clinics, community health centres, and local government.
Studying online means that you can work in your learning around what you’re doing, whether you’re looking to make a career change or pursuing a long-held passion for public health.
Public health highlights
- Make strategic decisions to have a positive impact on community health.
- Help to improve the lives of people who are systematically disadvantaged.
- Learn how to engage an audience around issues relating to public health.
Public health specialisations
- Interpret research to help plan healthcare resource allocation.
- Work collaboratively to improve community health outcomes.
- Respect and engage with the diverse needs of different communities.
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