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CB56 - Master of Health Promotion

About Master of Health Promotion

The Masters of Health Promotion is offered by CQUniversity in recognition of the increasing role of health promotion practitioners in alleviating and preventing health problems and in promoting the wellbeing of individuals, communities and nations. This program develops advanced skills and knowledge of health promotion practice for those who wish to further their career opportunities.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Career Opportunities

Graduates can work within government and non-government organisations as recognised health promotion professionals both nationally and internationally.

Course Overview At A Glance

Program at a glance
Duration 3 years part-time 
Availability/Campus Contact Domestic - External
Courses/Units of Credit 9 courses/72 units of credit
Faculty Sciences, Engineering & Health
How to Apply Direct to the University - ONLINE
Entry Requirements

Must be employed for 2 years in the field of health promotion or related area and hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Must be employed on at least a part time basis in the health promotion field and have agreed support from employer.

Professional Accreditation not applicable
Residential School not applicable
Practicum/Work placement not applicable
Exit Awards Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion
Interim Awards not applicable
Post Nominal MHlthProm 
Be What You Want To Be Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions
CRICOS Codes not-applicable

Program Aims

The aim of the Masters of Health Promotion is to prepare professionals working in health promotion industry and services with advanced skills and knowledge in health promotion. On completion of the program, students should be able to:

1. Analyse the social, emotional, physical, political, economic and historical determinants of health and recommend an appropriate means of gathering information for a community needs assessment;

2. Utilise theoretical knowledge from specialised disciplines in the application and evaluation of effective health promotion programs;

3. Demonstrate effective project management, including knowledge and skills in building partnerships, collaboration, leadership and teamwork;

4. Evaluate various sources of evidence used by health promotion practitioners, including the ethical considerations associated with evidence and health promotion projects;

5. Undertake a research project that significantly contributes to the knowledge or practice of the health promotion profession that has the potential to be submitted to a peer reviewed source.

Program Structure

This program utilises all three terms and students should undertake 1 course per term.

Courses Offered

Course Code Course Name
Year 1 - Term 1
HLTH21003 Contexts of Health Promotion
Year 1 - Term 2
HLTH21006 Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion
Year 1 - Term 3
HLTH21002 Research Methods for Health Professionals
Year 2 - Term 1
HLTH21009 Health Promotion Policy and Project Development
Year 2 - Term 2
HLTH21008 Building Community Partnerships
Year 2 Term 3
HLTH21007 Health Promotion Evidence and Ethics
Year 3 Term 1
HLTH22001 Health Promotion Project A
Year 3 Term 2
HLTH23001 Health Promotion Project B
Year 3 Term 3
HLTH23002 Health Promotion Project C

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