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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.

This degree

This degree 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 improving the health of the population.

High achieving students can undertake an honours year at the conclusion of the degree to further develop and apply their research skills.

What you will study

The food and society major students will become champions for safe, nutritious, affordable, secure, fair and environmentally sustainable food systems that sustain communities and support optimal health and wellbeing. Graduates will work in a variety of settings to advance and celebrate the central role of food in societies. They will be global advocates for accountability in food systems, food environments and food reporting; critical participants in food policy development and implementation; and catalysts for social change.

Graduates’ knowledge and skills will enable them to:

work with and alongside communities and community organisations to strengthen their food-related skills and voices
effectively communicate practical, evidence-based and community relevant food ideas
undertake impactful food promotion initiatives at local, state and national levels
work within organisations and settings to embed sustainable and innovative food practices
develop innovative and entrepreneurial food enterprises, and
undertake critical analysis, empirical research, and policy and practice evaluation to inform the evidence base for sustaining and sustainable food systems.

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:

CLO Description
1 Identify and explain the broad determinants of illness, health and wellbeing, and apply principles of social equity ad fairness in all aspects of public health practice.
2 Understand the primacy of conducting high quality research and the process for undertaking scientific enquiry.
3 Access, critically appraise and apply the best available evidence to address public health issues, and distinguish the costs and benefits of public health interventions.
4 Integrate knowledge of relevant public policy and health care systems into practice.
5 Engage in the political processes to advocate for health, social justice and equity.
6 Demonstrate professional skills, including problem-solving, effective communication, team work, reflective practice and a commitment to ongoing learning and professional development.
7 Intellectually debate the role of food as a social influence on health outcomes and competently assess the quality of food systems and environments.


Career opportunities

Health promotion officer

Indigenous health officer

Environmental health officer

Public health nutritionist

Public health program coordinator

Public health project manager

Public health research officer

Epidemiologist

Hangi bölümdeyim?

Faculty of Social Sciences

CRICOS

068536F

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (3 yıl)

Okul ücreti
A$31,248.00 (TRY 127,176) Yıllık
AUD $93,744 for the entire course; Session fees: AUD $15,624

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Başvuru Tarihi

Planlanan February 2020

Daha fazla bilgi

Başlangıç tarihi

2 Mart 2020

Yer

University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,

UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG,

New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Giriş koşulları

Türkiye gelen öğrenciler için

UOW recognizes secondary qualifications from more than 40 countries and education systems, including GCE A levels, International Baccalaureate and SAT, and can assess students who have completed the equivalent of Australian high school (Year 12) for direct entry to the first year of a Bachelor degree. English language requirements: IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 79, Pearson PTE - 57.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

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.

English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.5, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 86, reading 18, writing 18, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 62, All bands 54

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