Bachelor of Applied Public Health/Bachelor of Global Studies

Bachelor of Applied Public Health/Bachelor of Global Studies

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February
International tuition: A$22,936
Domestic tuition: A$8,305

Program overview

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. The course aims to: Prepare graduates to apply best evidence, sound judgment and strategy to public health issues and challenges from local and global environments and contexts Develop skills in project management, communication, population level monitoring, personal leadership and performance accountability necessary to be effective in public health Inspire students through high-quality industry, community and service placements including international opportunities Foster in students the importance of professional excellence and accountability Prepare graduates for a successful entry into the public health workforces Foster a lifelong commitment to effective health promotion globally Combine compassion for humanity and a commitment to social justice with a sound theoretical understanding of processes affecting disadvantaged communities and individuals both locally and internationally Facilitate an understanding of global influences, problems and opportunities that affect contemporary Australia as well as the rest of the world.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
The equivalent of Australian Year 12 Certificate, plus an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with an overall score of 6.5, including an individual score of 6.0 for all tests.

Career opportunities

National and international health agencies and NGOs; public sector (local and international); government service (including diplomatic service); the United Nations and other international organisations; social enterpreneurship and companies with a global outreach; international relations; human rights.

Campus location

Fitzroy , Australia

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