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CQUniversity Australia (CQU)

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Bachelor of Public Health (Specialisation)

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Applications are still open to start your studies in March 2020, refer to the How to Apply section for details. The Bachelor of Public Health (Specialisation) will allow you to develop broad skills and knowledge in public health, whilst developing specialised expertise in the areas of environmental health, health promotion and nutrition.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
CC59
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

Study the Bachelor of Public Health (Specialisation) at CQUniversity to develop broad skills and knowledge in public health, whilst developing specialised expertise in the areas of environmental health, health promotion and nutrition. Public health refers to a collection of disciplines that share a common aim to prevent disease, promote health and improve wellbeing among the population as a whole rather than focusing on individuals. With a strong emphasis on participation, prevention and partnership with the community, you will develop solid foundations of the socio-ecological model of public health. During your studies you will have the opportunity to complete practical placements in real-world settings, enabling you to further enhance your employability and put the skills and knowledge you obtain into practice.

Entry requirements

English Requirements: If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of: a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or tertiary diploma level qualification, or bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0 completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency. If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15. English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate. Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge Senior English and a Science subject OR Associate Degree in Public Health OR relevant VET Certificate or Diploma.

Study locations

Rockhampton

Rockhampton

Townsville

Townsville

Bundaberg

Cairns

Cairns

Online

How to apply

Tip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesQueenslandROK: 851791; TVL: 801791; CNS: 821791; BDG: 811791; ONL: 851795VictoriaONL: 1700110511 If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete y