Master of Health Promotion | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Florin Oprescu, Associate Professor in Health Promotion

Master of Health Promotion

Grab the opportunity to make a broad impact




Good health begins in our everyday lives: how we work, live and play. As public health concerns attributed to lifestyle and environment grow, so does the need for dedicated health professionals.


Studying a Master of Health promotion will give you the opportunity to make a broad impact on public health through programs, strategy, policy and research.
In this program you will:
  • 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 wellbeing needs, planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs, epidemiology, research methods and more

Semester 1

Semester 2

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Total courses
Total units
2 years
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Program coordinator

Associate Professor Florin Oprescu

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 note that offshore international students enrolling in this program can only study it fully online. This program is not available to onshore international students on a Student Visa.

Career opportunities

  • Academic
  • Community organisations
  • Consultant
  • Educator in international, national, state and local level government and non-government organisations
  • Policy officer
  • Practitioner
  • Private industry
  • Professional associations
  • Project manager
  • Project worker
  • Researcher
  • 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.


Visit the international How to apply page for simple steps to submit your international student application and start your USC experience today.



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