Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion
The Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion is designed to introduce you to the competencies involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion activities and programs in order to influence the health of populations, communities, groups and individuals.
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What is health promotion?
Health promotion is the development, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion activities and programs in order to influence the health of populations, communities, groups, and individuals.
This course offers a particular focus on the challenges facing professionals working in tropical, rural, and remote environments. Special attention is given to the needs of high-risk community groups, including refugee and migrant populations, and Indigenous Australians.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for health professionals wishing to or who currently are working in health promotion roles in a range of government and non-government organisations, as well as those who would like to incorporate health promotion approaches into their practice.
How you will study
The School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences teaches this course. The School provides several programs unique to Australia. We have:
The Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, which is one of the leading tropical research facilities in the world
teaching staff awarded the Australian Learning Teaching Councils’ National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
cutting-edge teaching laboratories and research facilities.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.