Health Promotion Major
Unit set overview
Availability & Campus
This Major has been Accredited by: International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE).
This professional accreditation offers graduates recognition internationally in health promotion practice and education. Graduates of the Bachelor of Health Science (majoring in Health Promotion) are eligible to apply for recognition as an IUHPE Registered Health Promotion practitioner, and have their name recorded on the IUHPE Health Promotion Accreditation System Global Register for a period of three years. Re-registration is based on agreed criteria for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) every three years.
This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in the following course:
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|HST1125||Health Priorities and Human Behaviour||15|
|HST1120||Introduction to Health Promotion||15|
|HST1183||Health, Society and Sustainability||15|
|HST2220||Health Promotion Planning and Administration||15|
|HST2120||Community Development in Health Promotion||15|
|HST3100||Child and Adolescent Health||15|
- Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical Health Science situations.
- Think critically to analyse, interpret and conceptualise complex Health Science problems.
- Think creatively to anticipate challenges and generate discipline specific solutions/responses.
- Use digital technologies and literacies to access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources.
- Communicate disciplinary knowledge and values in professional and public contexts.
- Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural competence.
- Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values.
- Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and professional practice.
There are dynamic career pathways available for working as a Health Promotion practitioner with communities and across Government, not-for-profit organisations and other workplaces where wellness and safety is valued.
Possible future job titles
Aged Care Worker, Asthma WA Worker, Diabetes Australia Worker, Cancer Council Worker, Disability WA Worker, Child Protection Officer, Health Promotion Officer, Injury Prevention Officer, Mental Health Worker, Men's Health Worker, Women's Health Worker, Health Project Coordinator