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International students

COURSE

Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion

GD-HLPROM

TAUGHT BY: School of Public Health

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

1year

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

200

About offering

Our postgraduate health promotion courses emphasise a preventative approach to healthcare, and will develop your knowledge and skills in the major principles of health promotion, as well as prepare you with the ability to apply this knowledge in diverse settings.

Through a combination of practical skills, theory and research opportunities, this course will prepare you to practice health promotion in a range of environments such as workplaces, schools, local and state government, non-government organisations and academia.

It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion once you have completed certain units.

What you'll learn

  • Apply health promotion concepts and practice to enhance the health and wellbeing of groups and populations
  • Locate, extract, evaluate and synthesise relevant information to develop sustainable health promotion programs
  • Effectively use new and existing technologies applicable to health promotion to gather information, analyse data and communicate
  • Demonstrate independent and self-directed learning to enhance professional development
  • Assess and apply international perspectives and principles to health promotion
  • Demonstrate an understanding and respect for individual human rights and cultural diversity
  • Work professionally and ethically across a range of settings
  • Demonstrate effective project management skills

Why study Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion

  • Curtin is a pioneer of health promotion studies in Australia.

Professional recognition

Upon graduation you are eligible for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association, the Public Health Association of Australia, and the International Union for Health Promotion and Education.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

A bachelor degree or equivalent with a health-related, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences, or management background.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Essential course prerequisites

A bachelor degree from a tertiary institution preferably in health, education, behavioural sciences, social sciences or management.

If you are studying in Australia on a student visa, you must study on-campus and full-time.

Other requirements and notes for this course

Some optional units may require fieldwork.

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

Essential requirements for admission (including fieldwork requirements)

Many of our courses require students to comply with additional essential requirements. Failure to comply with any of the essential requirements may potentially prevent the successful completion of the course and/or achieving professional registration.

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please visit our credit for recognised learning webpage or contact our CRL Office on crl@curtin.edu.au or 1300 222 888.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please see our credit for previous study website or contact tne_pathways@curtin.edu.au.

Fees and charges

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Student type Cost

Domestic

What is a domestic fee-paying (DFP) place?

A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government.

Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.

$22,400*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

International student indicative fees for 2018

International onshore – fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $18,300*
Indicative year 1 fee $36,600*
Indicative essential incidental course fee N/A

The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. The tuition fee is subject to annual review each year and the annual tuition fee increase will not exceed 5% per annum. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International’s offshore site.

Where you can study

View the academic calendar for semester and trimester start dates.

Bentley Campus

On Campus and Online
Semester 1 and Semester 2

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How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice:

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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Where to get further information

Applicants applying for an undergraduate degree with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Find information on how you can apply to study at Curtin with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma if you are applying for an undergraduate degree.

Applicants with other international qualifications

Find information on what qualifications you can use to apply for a Curtin course.

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  • Curtin course code: GD-HLPROM
  • CRICOS code: 010560G
  • This offering was last updated on: October 22, 2018