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O que eu aprenderei?

Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health by improving social and political systems. It includes environmental, economic, technical, educational and legislative measures.

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health will give you the skills to improve population health, whether it’s to a handful of people or across several continents.

You will learn how to:

  • apply a rigorous evidence-based approach to understand disease determinants
  • plan effective solutions through policy, legislation and advocacy
  • develop and manage public health programs for populations, communities and individuals

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health will give you up to 300 hours of valuable professional placements, concentrated in the third year of the course. Some placements will be available during summer recess, and there are opportunities for interstate or international experience.

Professional experience

Work placement

The course incorporates up to 300 hours of professional placements, concentrated in the third year of the course. Some placements will be available during summer recess, and there are opportunities for interstate or international experience.

As part of your course, you will be placed in a range of organisations to integrate the theory you learn with practical workplace experiences (placements). As part of your enrolment, you must complete the Faculty of Health Sciences pre-placement requirements. To ensure you meet these requirements you need to start as soon as possible. Visit ACU’s Work Integrated Learning (WIL) website to view your Pre-Placement Requirements checklist.

Careers

Graduates can enter a wide range of public health careers, such as:

  • public health officer
  • community development worker
  • epidemiologist
  • policy analyst
  • program evaluator
  • health educator
  • project officer and consumer advocate

within a variety of organisations such as:

  • government health departments
  • population health units
  • community health centres
  • non-governmental health organisations (NGOs)
  • advocacy groups
  • international health agencies.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Health Sciences

CRICOS

079451J

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 anos)

Valores
A$24.336,00 (R$ 95.920) por ano
Estimate total cost: AUD $73,008; Unit fee: AUD $3,042

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Data de início

26 Julho 2021

Localização

Melbourne Campus

115 Victoria Parade,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Enhanced ACT Assessment with minimum Composite Score of 19. Applicants must have must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate. English Language Requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with an individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking; 5.5 in listening and reading); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 with a minimum of 50 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 42 in reading and listening; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 60: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 8 in reading and 7 in listening; ACU English Language Test: C (60-64%); Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE of 169 (Minimum score of 169 in writing and speaking and 162 in listening and reading).

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants require the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score: 6.5; Individual score of: 6.0 in all tests

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 79: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 13 in reading and 12 in listening

ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176; Minimum score of 169 in all tests.

Application deadline: 15 February.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.

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