Public Health (Honours)
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
1-2 years

Course Description


Public Health Honours Major (BSc Health Hons) - BScHealthHons - MJRH-PHLTHHealth Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February 

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Duration 1 year full-time

The Public Health Honours is a specialised year of study for those students who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement in their undergraduate degree.

The honours year offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in a research topic under the expert guidance of an academic supervisor, providing you with advanced training in contemporary approaches to health research.

If you have performed well in your undergraduate studies, have a capacity for defining and solving problems, enjoy discussing concepts, and exploring ideas, we encourage you to apply for honours.

Honours has the ability to improve your employment opportunities, as many prospective employees view honours as an indicator of advanced skills and knowledge and an ability to work independently.

The completion of an honours year shows that you have persistence, the ability to apply yourself to achieving a complex goal, and are able to manage your time when presented with a large task to complete independently.

Public Health Honours develops originality and independence of thought and trains students in research. Project topics are developed in conjunction with a potential supervisor, and cover a large array of potential fields of research.

Project work includes topics from the five research themes in the School of Public Health:

  • Health Promotion
  • Occupation & Environment
  • Health Systems & Health Economics
  • Food Nutrition & Health
  • Centre of Clinical Research and Education

 

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