Undergraduate Certificate in Health Promotion Foundations - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Undergraduate Certificate in Health Promotion Foundations

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Health Promotion Foundations is your introduction to a career in promoting the health and wellbeing of people at individual, community and whole-of-population levels. It is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of health promotion, including how to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based health promotion strategies, understand and address health inequities and inequalities, undertake a community health and wellbeing assessments, and plan health promotion action.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
USC program code
SC018
Commence
Semester 1
Duration
6 months full time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
4
Total units
48
International
Not available to international students on a Student visa.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Health Promotion Foundations provides a direct pathway to the Bachelor of Health Science (Applied Health Promotion) and other public health extended majors. It also provides a pathway to a wide variety of other undergraduate degrees at USC.

Fees for short courses

As part of the Federal Government's Job-ready Graduates package, USC is offering a limited number of Commonwealth supported places in the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Promotion Foundations in 2021. To be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place you must be a domestic student, and meet the citizenship and residency requirements. For more information visit Commonwealth supported places. Eligible students are able to defer payment through HECS‑HELP.

Commonwealth supported places for this short course initiative are only available for 2021. Any remaining short course units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported, and would be charged at the cost of a full fee paying place, payable upfront.*

Admission requirements

Completion of Year 12 or be 17 years of age; and meet minimum selection threshold ATAR 55.

How to apply

To apply for the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Promotion Foundations, submit the completed online application form via Apply USC. Commonwealth supported places will be allocated to eligible students who meet the entry requirements in order of application date, so apply as soon as possible.

*Note: The information provided above is correct as at 23 December 2020 and may be subject to change without notice.

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