Postgraduate Diploma of Health Promotion

Course Code

103007

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of a medical, nursing or allied health degree or recognised professional qualification; or

Completion of a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline; or

Completion of the Postgraduate Certificate of Health Promotion.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Postgraduate Diplomas.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

 

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

TM5515:03 Epidemiology for Public Health

TM5568:03 Health Promotion Needs Assessment and Planning

TM5569:03 Health Promotion Strategies and Methods

TM5570:03 Health Promotion Research and Evaluation

TM5528:03 Health Promotion

PLUS

TM5513:03 Public Health Management

or

TM5563:03 Public Health Leadership and Crisis Management

Select 6 credit points of specified IA, HS and TM level 5 subjects

HS5101:03 Contemporary Issues in Primary Health Care Research

HS5102:03 Qualitative Research Methods for Health Professionals

HS5411:03 Community Rehabilitation for Health Professionals

IA5119:03 Empowerment and Change

TM5002:03 Infectious Diseases

TM5310:09 Dissertation 2

TM5501:03 Tropical Medicine

TM5502:03 Tropical Public Health

TM5503:03 Human Parasitology

TM5506:03 Social Science in Public Health

TM5508:03 Diving and Marine Medicine

TM5510:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

TM5512:03 Travel Medicine

TM5513:03 Public Health Management

TM5514:03 Environmental Health

TM5516:03 Biostatistics for Public Health

TM5518:03 Public Health Entomology

TM5524:03 Qualitative Research Methods for Tropical Communities

TM5525:03 Communicable Disease Control

TM5526:03 Public Health Economics

TM5527:03 Project

TM5534:03 Tropical Paediatrics

TM5536:03 Refugee Health

TM5540:03 Occupational Health

TM5541:03 Managing Effective Health Programs

TM5542:03 Clinical Travel Medicine

TM5549:06 Dissertation 1

TM5552:03 International Health Agencies and Development

TM5555:03 Infection Control in Health Care Settings

TM5557:03 Disaster Health Management

TM5558:03 Public Health and Bioterrorism

TM5559:03 Clinical Tropical Paediatrics

TM5560:03 Aeromedical Retrieval

TM5562:03 Reproductive Health in Developing Countries

TM5563:03 Public Health Leadership and Crisis Management

TM5564:03 Acute Care in the Resource Poor Environment

TM5565:03 Clinical Review of Aeromedical Retrieval Activity

TM5566:03 Clinical Care Skills in Aeromedical Retrievals

TM5567:03 Flight Crew Skills in Aeromedical Retrievals

TM5568:03 Health Promotion Needs Assessment and Planning

TM5569:03 Health Promotion Strategies and Methods

TM5570:03 Health Promotion Research and Evaluation

TM5571:03 Public Health Placement

Candidature

Expected time to complete

12 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Not applicable

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil, unless part of an approved articulation process

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Candidates who are granted advanced standing for the Postgraduate Certificate of Health Promotion will be required to surrender that award prior to taking out the Postgraduate Diploma of Health Promotion.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Candidates who complete the Postgraduate Diploma of Health Promotion are eligible for entry to the Master of Public Health or Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the postgraduate diploma.

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009

1-11

03/2011

Course Structure
Availabilities

01/2011