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Bachelor On Campus

Public and Community Health

University of Newcastle

36 months
Duration
33250 AUD/year
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About

Are you passionate about enhancing the health of communities locally and globally? If you want to expand your global health perspective, then the Bachelor of Public and Community Health program at University of Newcastle is the ideal degree for you.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

As the first bachelor degree in the world to embrace ‘Big Picture’ Learning Design, this program allows you to choose what, how and when you learn. 

That means you can tailor your degree and forge a career path based on your aspirations in protecting and promoting the health of communities.

With multiple opportunities to participate in work experience, leadership programs and volunteer work, this degree will accelerate your professional development and future career readiness.

Career opportunities

The need for additional members in the public health workforce continues to rise which means graduates in the field are highly sought after.

Upon completion of the Public and Community Health program at University of Newcastle , graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work in a range of interdisciplinary roles in non-government organisations, primary health care organisations, Aboriginal health, local councils, public health and health promotion units.

Typical roles include:

  • Health Educator
  • Health Promotion Worker
  • Public Health Program Manager
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Community Development Worker
  • Community Health Officer
  • Project Officer
  • Data scientist
  • Health Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Studies in Population Health and Health Promotion
  • Strategies for Health Behaviour Change in the Community
  • Interpersonal Skills for Professional Practice
  • Policy Development, Program Management and Evaluation
  • Global Health Systems and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
50
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 0100480

  • Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33250 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

We have many scholarships available for international students. Some are awarded automatically if students meet eligibility criteria on applying. Other scholarships require a specific application and provide a higher level of scholarship benefit, up to and including full tuition covered. Please review the specific program of interest to see what you could be eligible for.

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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