The Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to incorporate the principles of public health into specific fields of practice in order to reduce inequalities in health care access and health outcomes.
In Australia, these principles include:
*Government subsidies enable Flinders to offer Domestic applicants a reduction of up to 80% off full course fees through Commonwealth Supported Places. Offer subject to change.
Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion
Duration: 6 months
Part-time (Semester 2 part-time only)
2GC062 (Commonwealth supported)
2GC562 (Full fee paying)
Indicative fees (2023):
$4,150 (Commonwealth supported)
$13,572 (Full fee paying)
Public health has become an increasingly significant focus of government plans worldwide, initiating developments at local and national levels within multiple healthcare settings. Graduates are expected to progress into employment in public health policy, management and practice.
Potential occupations include:
The program prepares you to analyse theory of the determinants of health and wellbeing, understand models of public health in a range of real-world and workplace problems, appreciate multidisciplinary approaches in health and human services for promoting and improving health, and apply principles of health promotion to clinical or community practice. Topics cover areas such as health promotion in public health, social determinants of health and wellbeing, action on social determinants of health, and primary health care practice in developing countries.
Note: this course articulates into the Master of Public Health.
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