Master of Health Promotion

Institution: University of the Sunshine Coast Australia

Foster healthy, safe and supportive environments and communities, and positively influence the health and well-being of people. Strengthen community action to save healthcare costs and lives and master topics such as population health, Indigenous well-being, and health promotion practice and build your research skills. Become a work-ready health promotion professional.

In this program you will:

  • Prepare for careers that contribute towards safe, stimulating and enjoyable working and living conditions
  • Study in one of a few masters’ programs in Australia focused exclusively on Health Promotion
  • Learn from leading academics, be involved in research, and study in workplace scenarios
  • Study foundations and principles of public health; assessing health and well-being assets and needs, planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs, epidemiology, research methods and more

Duration: 2 years – Full-time or equivalent part-time


  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2

Program Structure:

Required courses (14) 168 units

HLT600 Indigenous Wellbeing Foundations
PUB600 Public Health Research and Evidence
PUB701 Foundations of Epidemiology
PUB702 Health Promotion Implementation and Evaluation
PUB703 Health Promotion Principles
PUB704 Health Promotion Settings and Advocacy
PUB705 Health Promotion Community Assessment and Planning
PUB706 Introduction to Behavioural Health
PUB707 Public Health Foundations
PUB708 Quantitative Research Methods
PUB710 Health Research Project B
PUB725 Health Research Project A
PUB711 Foundations of Health Economic Evaluation
PUB713 Health Promotion Professional Practice

Elective courses (2) 24 units

Select 2 postgraduate level elective courses (24 units) from the postgraduate elective course options.

Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all UniSC courses are available on every UniSC campus.

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