Become a leader in improving the health of communities and the wider population with the Bachelor of Public Health and open the door to diverse careers across Australia and internationally. Be supported by experienced public health lecturers who are invested in providing students with authentic, work-based learning opportunities so that they graduate work ready. Students will gain real-world experiences through completion of a 240-hour work placement in their final year. This course is designed to develop broad skills and knowledge in public health, while developing specialised expertise in health promotion, environmental health, and nutrition. Public health refers to a collection of disciplines that share a common aim to prevent disease, promote health and improve wellbeing among the population as a whole, rather than focusing on individuals. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Public Health.
Students are required to attend residential school for a number of units in the course.
Environmental health; health promotion; nutrition.
Students undertake placement in a professional environment relevant to their chosen major. Prior to a work placement or internship, a prospective employer may require students to undertake health or security checks.
The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory to be eligible to attend a work-integrated-learning placement for this course. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
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Health Promotion Officer, Public Health Nutritionist, Environmental Manager, occupational health and safety roles (upon selection of appropriate minor).
3 years External or 6 years External