Bachelor of Preventive Health




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Preventive Health at Notre Dame focuses on promoting individual and community health and well-being. Students will develop a clear understanding of how social and other health determinants influence the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Socio-Environmental, population and community approaches to health promotion will also be addressed. In addition, students will consider the psychological aspects of health behaviour, behavioural aspects of change, health promotion principles and frameworks, health promotion planning and implementation, principles of community development, preventive strategies, project management, health promotion research and evaluation.
Students will develop the relevant skills to apply their knowledge to a variety of significant health related issues in health and community settings. Embedded in this degree are knowledge and skills in behavioural science, psychology, counselling, communication and marketing which are essential for those wanting to work in the complex area of preventive health. The multidisciplinary nature of the degree provides the opportunity to specialise in any of these disciplines by selecting specific units from the elective clusters.
Career Opportunities:
The Bachelor of Preventive Health is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of preventive health roles within the government, private and not-for-profit sectors. Potential roles include:
community development officer
health advocacy officer
health education officer
health promotion project officer
health research officer
social marketing
media and health communications.


Which department am I in? School of Health Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a minimum of a Certificate IV qualification from a Registered Training Organization (RTO); Successful completed units from other tertiary institutions; Physiotherapy and Law courses require at least one year of an undergraduate degree course with 65% or above average pass marks or minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; CAE/CPE: 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have
Successful completion of a Notre Dame enabling program
One semester (FTE) success in an undergraduate university course
Certificate IV completed at a Registered Training Organisation (TAFE) or equivalent
STAT score of 145 or higher
Mature-age completion of two Year 12 WACE exams with a resulting ATAR of 70
English language requirement:
IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)/Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
University of Illinois At Chicago offers below pathways courses for this subject Pre-Public Health

Full Time (3 years)

A$28,772.00 (US$ 22,505) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018, 18 February 2019, 29 July 2019

The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle Campus, 32 Mouat Street, FREMANTLE, Western Australia, 6959, PERTH, Australia