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Bachelor of Public Health, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Public Health degree offered by the University of Wollongong will provide you with an understanding of the key issues affecting the health of populations. You will develop skills in obtaining, reviewing and analysing health information; planning and managing a health program or project; and in improving the health of populations.
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Overview

As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

Public Health is the art and science of promoting healthy people, places and policies. Public Health improves the health and quality of life of a population, by working to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote health through scientifically analysing populations and generating solutions to problems.

During the Bachelor of Public Health degree offered by the University of Wollongong you will learn the basics of the health sector and develop an understanding of the problems involving health, illness, treatment and welfare. There is an emphasis on the scientific basis of public health, together with social policy and communication aspects.

Why choose this course

UOW is home to public health researchers who are leaders in their field in Australia and internationally. Our academics will supervise and encourage you to build your own Public Health career in whatever avenue you choose. At UOW you will have the opportunity to develop your practical public health skills and professional networks, making you a career-ready UOW graduate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Domestic Applicants (UAC): 30 September 
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Public Health Achievements and Challenges
  • Essential Academic Skills
  • Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
  • Global Health Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    62

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. 
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 068536F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31248 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 93744 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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