This flexible online course aims to provide you with the skills needed to plan, implement and evaluate a health promotion program. You will be introduced to relevant health behaviour theories and health promotion frameworks as well as approaches to evaluation.
The Curtin University Health Promotion short courses are suitable for those already working in the health sector, those wanting to move into the area and those wanting to incorporate health promotion principles into their role.
- 12 March till 11 June 2018
- $1050 + GST
You will plan a health promotion intervention of your choice. A range of learning strategies (web links, podcasts, video clips) and learning activities are available for each module. An online networking forum will be available to communicate with other students and your course tutor.
There are 8 flexible learning modules to be completed in 12 weeks:
- Module 1: An introduction to health promotion
- Module 2: Australia’s health
- Module 3: A social determinants of health approach
- Module 4: Understanding health and behaviour: theory for health promotion
- Module 5: Planning: the foundation for a successful program
- Module 6: Strategies: delivering health promotion interventions
- Module 7: Evaluation: measuring success
- Module 8: Sustaining actions
Some feedback and comments from our participants:
“Well put together course, enjoyed course content, great links to materials to get you thinking”
“Learning activities were interesting, tangible (made the theoretical real), enjoyed the videos (some great existing examples), liked discussion board (seeing what everyone else is thinking).”
“Excellent support provided. Maria and Francene were amazing – interactions and emails, opportunity for communication was always there.”
“Found it interesting (Career change possibility).”
“The course should be compulsory for all senior staff working in the community.”
After successful completion of the Curtin University Health Promotion short course, participants interested in further studies in health promotion at Curtin University can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. This is subject to passing an additional piece of assessment.
Our health promotion courses are endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives.