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.
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:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
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.
CRICOS code: 0100480
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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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