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About this specialisation

Health promotion is a fundamental tool in the prevention of disease and the reduction of health inequalities in populations.  The success of tobacco control strategies in reducing smoking rates in Australia demonstrate the impact of public health advocacy. The Health Promotion and Advocacy specialisation is designed for students with an interest in designing, implementing and evaluating health promotion interventions and those who want to develop skills in public health advocacy.

Graduate opportunities

Specialisations allow students to investigate an area of interest relevant to their specific interests, professional practice or area of expertise. To meet the requirements for this specialisation, in addition to completing the core units, students must complete at least 18 credit points of relevant elective units, and a capstone or equivalent unit on a topic related to the specialisation. The remaining 12 credit points can be completed with elective units of the student’s choice.

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