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Bachelor of Public Health (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is for high achieving students who have completed the three-year Bachelor of Public Health. This Honours program is an additional fourth year of study and is designed to provide students with the skills needed to demonstrate a clear understanding of research questions.
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This Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong will allow you to further develop your knowledge and skills in the field of Public Health, and make you more competitive in the workforce. It is a research training degree that provides training in in-depth enquiry, specialised development of research skills, project management and communicating findings.

In this program you will:

  • Design, plan and implement a substantial piece of research
  • Develop a research proposal, including a hypothesis, and submit an ethics application when and if needed
  • Critically evaluate the relevant literature and exercise creative intellectual enquiry
  • Contribute professionally in a research environment and, when necessary, work as part of a team to collaborate and exchange ideas with colleagues and peers.
  • Present the research as verbal and written thesis/journal articles in an appropriate format.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of public health theory as it applies to a specific practical public health research topic.
  • Develop methodological skills in exploring a key public health issue in the community.
  • Conceptualise, plan, undertake and report on an independent public health research project.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Students must have qualified for the Bachelor of Public Health at the University of Wollongong, or a degree identified as equivalent by the Head of Students, and achieved a WAM of at least 75 in 200 and 300 level subjects.
  • CRICOS: 068537E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31248 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31248 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. 

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.


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