Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours)

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) allows students to build upon the knowledge gained in their undergraduate degree, develop research skills that will equip them for future study at a higher degree level and work closely with an academic expert to contribute to a particular area of interest. Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Honours) will have: an understanding of research principles and methods; a significant amount of knowledge in a particular area, which will allow them to undertake further study, research and/or other professional work the ability to research, interpret and relay potentially complex theoretical principals; the technical skills to design and conduct a research project, with some level of independence; the skills to work collaboratively within an academic team of researchers as a junior member.


80 credit points.


  • Research Methods in Health Sciences
  • Preparing for Research in Health Sciences
  • Data Management in Health Sciences

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for admission to the course, a student must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a GPA of 5.75.

Study pathways

Graduates may be eligible to progress to a postgraduate coursework degree including the suite of courses with specialties available in public health and global health. Graduates may also be eligible to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $23,624 No No information available

Further information

As this important area of health promotion continues to grow and employment opportunities increase both locally and internationally, honours graduates may find employment in a wide range of public health careers including: public health officer; community development worker; epidemiologist; policy analyst; program evaluator; health educator; project officer and consumer advocate.

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