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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion (Honours)

Boost your understanding of health through a specialized year of study to bring together the theory and practical skills gained in your undergraduate studies. The Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion honors year will see you work within a specific area of expertise, sharpen your research skills, and graduate with a competitive edge in the fast-growing global health job market.

Want to conduct in-depth research and further your career in the global health industry?

Expand on your general understanding of health, and the factors that contribute to community and population health by delving deeper into a research area of your choice. Undertaking this honors year offers you a specialized year of study, combining the theory and practical skills from your undergraduate degree or previous work experience to conduct in-depth research into a topic of your choice.

Alongside engaging coursework, you will hone in on your passion in the field of health, working closely with a supervisor to delve deep into an original research project to sharpen your expertise.

You will gain a deep understanding of the philosophies, ethics, and principles of research and explore a range of research approaches and how they can best contribute to positively influencing public health.

As well as this, you will have the chance to equip yourself with extra skills to ensure you graduate career-ready, such as communication, data management, and the planning, implementing, and reporting of research studies.

Campus Information

Melbourne Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa processing time
35 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

Deakin offers you career support throughout your studies and beyond. We're here to help you explore your employment opportunities and equip you with the tools to secure your ultimate career.

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Gain a competitive edge in the workplace with real?world expertise and practical skills in-demand from employers. We're committed to helping you become the most employable version of yourself. Using proven tools and techniques we’ll help boost your career IQ, arming you with the comprehensive knowledge you need to land that job and build a satisfying career. At Victoria’s #1 university for student support, you will get the assistance you need to succeed.^

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PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit
  • Geelong/ Warrnambool Campus - 3 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

India
  • (standard class XII) 65%

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.

  • Course Code: 069124G
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 36600 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 29710 AUD
    Application Fee: 55 AUD
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