Postgraduate Certificate of Health Promotion
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
Completion of a medical, nursing or allied health degree or recognised professional qualification; or
Completion of a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Postgraduate Certificates.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Postgraduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).
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
TM5554:03 Theory and Practice of Public Health
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
3 credit points
Supplementary exam for final subject
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who complete the Postgraduate Certificate of Health Promotion are eligible for entry to either the Postgraduate Diploma of Health Promotion or the Master of Public Health, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the postgraduate certificate.