Bachelor of Applied Public Health / Bachelor of Global Studies

Australian Catholic University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 079445G

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health/Bachelor of Global Studies is a rewarding double degree for those interested in biological, social and environmental determinants of global health and health inequality. This course is designed to provide you with an informed global perspective that will enhance your application of public health principles to address complex community and population issues in Australia and around the world.

You will enhance your global knowledge and skills with a period of study abroad/exchange where you will learn about other countries and may focus on their public health systems and approaches. Ultimately graduates will be expected to be capable in leadership, with proven research skills and knowledge of the public health sector and the social, political, cultural, environmental, and economic changes that are shaping the world.

This course offers students with a unique opportunity to study abroad (ACU has over 60 partner institutions around the world), or gain valuable international workplace experience with one of our internship partners. Students have the opportunity to study a Diploma in Languages in either Spanish or Italian alongside their degree to further enhance their employment opportunities.

Professional experience

Students will undertake international study, exchange or an internship in their 3rd year of study.

Careers

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • national and international health agencies and non-government organisations
  • public sector (local and international)
  • government service (including diplomatic service)
  • the United Nations and other international organisations
  • social entrepreneurship and companies with a global outreach
  • international relations
  • human rights

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,104 Per Year
Read moreEstimate total cost: 96,416; Unit fee: 3,013
Expected Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Australia

Entry criteria

The equivalent of Australian Year 12 Certificate

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score: 6.5; Individual score of: 6.0 in all tests

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 79: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 13 in reading and 12 in listening

ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176; Minimum score of 169 in all tests.

Address

Australian Catholic University
North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street
Sydney New South Wales 2060
Australia
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