• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health provides students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to a healthier Australian society. Public Health is about preventing illness in populations and developing programs and practices that promote better health in individuals and communities. 

Public Health practitioners must understand both recent developments in scientific research and the ways in which this research can influence government policy. This degree is ideal for students who are enthusiastic about making a difference to the health of people through communication and leadership, and learning about the impact of individual lifestyle choices and intergenerational effects on health.

Careers

Graduates of the Applied Public Health - Business Administration from Australian Catholic University will be eligible to work in the following areas;

  • social and community planning in local government
  • advocacy and policy in health-related non-government organisations and charities
  • public health / health promotion officers
  • government policy roles including health departments, human services and strategic policy units
  • Australian National Preventive Health Agency
  • Medicare Locals and other primary health and community health agencies
  • human services interacting with health services
  • small and medium sized businesses

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Finance
  • Money Matters
  • Working with Technology
  • Managing Markets
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Economics: Policy Frameworks and Markets
  • Managing Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Organisational Behaviour

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 095923D

You will need to gather certified copies of all the necessary documents for your application. These documents include:

  • academic qualifications (transcripts and completion certificates)
  • passport
  • evidence of English proficiency
  • any other documents which can support your application, such as evidence of work experience, professional registration and reference letters that are relevant to your course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29080 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6582 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6582 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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