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Curtin University

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Bachelor of Science (Health Promotion), Bachelor of Science (Health and Safety)

  • Bachelor

Learn to assess, manage and prevent injury and disease in the workplace and broader community.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
BB-HPRHSF
Study Mode
In person, Online
ATAR
70

About this course

This double degree develops your expertise in both health promotion and occupational health and safety. As a graduate, you can choose to work within either discipline over your career, or you can pursue a career that combines both. Your first year is interprofessional and taken with other health sciences students.

Study locations

Perth

Online

What you will learn

  • apply health promotion concepts and practice to enhance the health and well-being of populations; demonstrate an understanding of human health, illness and wellbeing from a biological and social context; apply and integrate knowledge and practice required for the prevention of injury and disease in the workplace
  • critically analyse issues relevant to health promotion; think creatively to generate innovative solutions to promote health; apply logical and rational processes to critically analyse issues relevant to OHS and think creatively in the generation of solutions to problems
  • access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information to develop sustainable health promotion programs; access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information and evidence from the range of resources available in the field of OHS and use appropriate information and communication technology practices
  • communicate with professionals and community members to promote health using effective written and oral communication; emphasise the significance of health promotion and health and safety research to the scientific community using effective methods of communication; communicate effectively with a range of people including community groups, workers, employers, statutory authorities and their representatives and other professionals
  • effectively use new and existing technologies to gather information, analyse data and communicate; use scientific and technological methods with an understanding of their advantages and limitations
  • take responsibility for own learning and professional development in the health promotion and health and safety field
  • apply international perspectives and principles to health promotion and health and safety
  • demonstrate understanding and respect for individual human rights and cultural diversity
  • demonstrate independence and leadership in project management; demonstrate professionalism and capacity for leadership and be able to work independently, collaboratively and ethically

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Curtin University.
77.9%
Overall satisfaction
80.9%
Skill scale
61.3%
Teaching scale
68.1%
Employed full-time
$72.4k
Average salary