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Health Promotion, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Fremantle, Australia
The Bachelor of Preventive Health at Notre Dame focuses on promoting individual and community health and well-being. Students will develop a clear understanding of how social and other health determinants influence the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
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Students will develop the relevant skills to apply their knowledge to a variety of health issues in a variety of health related settings. Embedded in this degree are knowledge and skills in behavioural science, psychology, counselling, media, communications and marketing, which are essential for those wanting to work in the complex area of preventive health. The multidisciplinary nature of degree provides the potential to specialise in these disciplines by selecting specific units from the elective clusters.

The Bachelor of Preventive Health equips students for employment in health promotion, social marketing and community development in both the government and non-government sectors.

It is possible to study Preventive Health as part of a double degree.

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Preventive Health (4 years)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • 3 Core Curriculum Units

Ethics, Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Theology

  • Preventive Health Units
Units may include: Health and Disease Risk Factors; Marketing Research; Developmental Psychology; Counselling Skills Training; Physical Activity and Health
  • 4 Elective Units
Chosen from Behavioural Science, Marketing and Public Relations, Media and Communications and/or Exercise and Sport Science disciplines
  • 3 Industry Placements 
Total of 350 hours

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 057670B
  • Personal qualities, motivation to study and academic potential
  • Contribution to church, school and community life
  • Academic record
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    19990 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19990 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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