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First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (domestic students)

Commonwealth supported: AUD $8,613.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $13,900.00

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Bachelor of Science

Major In Health Promotion

Prepares students for a role as a health promotion professional in a changing global environment.

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health, strengthening their skills and capabilities but also actions directed towards reducing inequalities in the community.

Students will cover planning, development and implementation of health promotion policies and projects, for example Quit or Go for 2&5, using a variety of strategies, including e-health, mass media, community development and engagement processes, advocacy, social marketing, research and evaluation. Students undertake practical placements in the field to strengthen their opportunities in the workplace.

Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.

Related careers

Aged Care Worker, Asthma WA Worker, Diabetes Australia Worker, Cancer Council Worker, Disability WA Worker, Child Protection Officer, Heart Foundation Worker, Health Promotion Researcher, Injury Prevention Officer, Mental Health Worker, Men's Health Worker, Women's Health Worker, Health Project Coordinator

Major structure

This Major structure will be available to students commencing the Major from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

This major unit set is offered to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Science (K97) course or any other undergraduate degree and who are seeking to include Health Promotion in their studies. The Health Promotion major comprises 120 credit points (8 units) and is designed to prepare students for a role as a health promotion professional in a changing global environment. Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health by strengthening their skills and capabilities and reducing inequalities in the community. Students will cover planning, development and implementation of health promotion policies and projects, such as Quit Smoking, Find 30, or Go for 2&5. The units cover various health promotion settings (such as schools, and rural areas) and population groups (such as refugees and minority groups, youth, and the ageing population). Health promotion strategies are taught, such as community development and engagement, advocacy, social marketing.

Bachelor of Health Science Students undertaking this 8 unit Health Promotion major should undertake a second major in Addiction Studies, Nutrition, or Occupational Safety and Health (OS&H). Minors are also available.

If you plan to commence this major in Semester 2 2014, please refer to this major structure: http://www.ecu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/597350/MAAAHV-Major-structure.pdf



UnitDescription Points
HST1125Health Priorities and Human Behaviour 15
HST1120Introduction to Health Promotion 15
HST1183Health, Society and Sustainability 15
HST2124Health Communication 15
HST2220Health Promotion Planning and Administration 15
HST2120Community Development in Health Promotion 15
HST3100Child and Adolescent Health 15
HST3101Healthy Ageing 15
 

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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