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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Nudgee , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) (1 year)

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) allows students to build upon the knowledge gained in their undergraduate degree, develop research skills that will equip them for future study at a higher degree level and work closely with an academic expert to contribute to a particular area of interest.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) will have:

  • an understanding of research principles and methods
  • a significant amount of knowledge in a particular area, which will allow them to undertake further study, research and/or other professional work the  ability to research, interpret and relay potentially complex theoretical  principals
  • the technical skills to design and conduct a research project, with some level of independence
  • the skills to work collaboratively within an academic team of researchers as a junior member.

Campus Information

Melbourne

115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy Vic 3065 Locked Bag 4115, Fitzroy MDC Fitzroy Vic 3065

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

Application Processing
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

As this important area of health promotion continues to grow and employment opportunities increase both locally and internationally, honours graduates may find employment in a wide range of public health careers including:

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

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a GPA equivalent of at least 5.5 on the ACU seven-point scale in that degree. 

English Language Requirement

  • Applicants must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy and require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands),