Diploma or above
- – Bedford Park
3 years full-time
(or part-time equivalent)
- 2023: $9,832
- – March
- – July
There has never been a better time to study public health
Public health graduates are in demand to address globally significant health challenges and benefit populations.
Follow your passion by choosing distinctive learning pathways, from biomedical, research, and social determinants of population health and equity, to Indigenous health, economic factors, and global approaches to health issues, such as obesity and heart disease. This degree will help you put theory into practice to prepare you for employment via industry placements, interdisciplinary problem-solving, and specific topics which develop skills in teamwork, leadership, and advocacy as an agent of change.
The focus on research development throughout the course also provides clear pathways to further learning and research experience.
Diploma or above
3 years full-time
(or part-time equivalent)
Why study Public Health at Flinders
Graduates can gain employment in public health policy, management and practice. For the highly regarded postgraduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) course at Flinders University, Bachelor of Public Health graduates are eligible to be considered under the admissions sub-quota for 30% of the places - therefore increasing their chances of securing a place in the MD.
A typical first year may include:
A typical second year may include:
A typical third year may include:
The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workforce.
Students must provide evidence that they have completed Work Integrated Learning (WIL) compliance obligations before they begin their WIL activity, and must continue to comply with all WIL obligations throughout the activity. Students will need to adhere to WIL policies and procedures as stipulated by the university regarding student responsibilities.
The table below shows ATAR and Selection Rank data for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR commencing in Semester 1, 2022. It is limited to applicants that have recently completed secondary education (within the last two years). Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|ATAR-based offers only across all offer rounds||ATAR - Excluding adjustment factors||Selection Rank - ATAR plus any adjustment factors|
|Highest rank to receive an offer||<5||<5|
|Median rank to receive an offer||<5||<5|
|Lowest rank to receive an offer||<5||<5|
The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students who commenced study in this course in Semester 1, 2022 including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia. Applicant background groupings are based on educational background, not basis of admission. Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|Applicant background (Semester 1, 2022)||Number of students||Percentage of all students|
|Higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)||6||43%|
|Vocational education and training (VET) study||<5||<5|
|Work and life experience||0||0%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)||0||0%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test)||0||0%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration pathways)||<5||<5|
At Flinders University, we recognise that careers are evolving and the workplace of the future will look very different from today.
Whatever undergraduate course you are studying at Flinders, you can add innovation and enterprise electives to your degree to gain new, adaptable and transferrable skills that will equip you for the careers of tomorrow.
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An annual subquota is available for applicants from rural and remote areas. To be considered for the rural and remote subquota applicants must apply to SATAC in the normal way.
Applicants must also, within 10 working days after submitting the SATAC application, submit a Statutory Declaration to SATAC which confirms that they have lived in non-metropolitan areas of Australia (Remoteness Classifications RA2 to RA5) for at least 5 consecutive years, or 10 years cumulatively, from birth (i.e. during any period of their life). A Statutory Declaration form can be downloaded here.
Applicants can check their eligibility in accordance with the definition above using the search tool at the Remoteness Area (RA) Locator site. Filter your search using the ASGS Remoteness Areas (2016) layer.
Applicants can apply for this course using Year 12 qualifications, previous Higher Education study, TAFE/VET qualifications, or through Adult Entry (STAT/Foundation Studies/tertiary preparation course).
Year 12 applicants are expected to obtain a selection rank of 80 or above (after the addition of any relevant bonus points) to be competitive for a place.
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If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through Flinders University Academy – or our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers.
This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.
If you don’t meet our academic entry requirements, you can still gain entry to Flinders University through Flinders University Academy. With a range of diplomas, foundation and English language courses, students can find a direct pathway into the destination degree of their choice.
Want more information about studying at Flinders University? Contact us to find out more – we’d love to help you decide if Flinders University is the right choice for you.
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