36 months
25064 AUD/year
9164 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Bachelor of Applied Public Health from Australian Catholic University will give you the skills to improve population health, whether it’s to a handful of people or across several continents. 

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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 from Australian Catholic University  offers up to 200 hours of valuable professional placements, concentrated in the third year of studies. Some placements will be available during summer recess, and there are opportunities for interstate or international experience.


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

  • public health project officer or advocate
  • community development worker
  • epidemiologist
  • policy analyst
  • program evaluator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Globalisation, Environment and Health
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Public Health Economics
  • Public Health Emergency Response
  • Public Health Community Engagement
  • Applied Public Health 
  • Applied Public Health Communication
  • Public Health Advocacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 079451J 

  • Applicants require the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate.
  •  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), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25064 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25064 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9164 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9164 AUD per year during 36 months.

$9164 CSP

In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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