Bachelor of Public Health

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in public health roles around the world. You will learn how to address major health issues including chronic disease, sexual health, nutrition, HIV/AIDs, physical activity, drugs and alcohol within many populations such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, youth, seniors and in settings such as workplaces, hospital and schools.In the final year, you will put your academic studies into practice through professional placements in public health organisations. The placements can be in either local or international locations. Visit Health Placement Support Hub for details.Honours is available through an additional year of study.


  • Community Engagement and Project Management
  • Epidemiology
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Foundational Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Health Promotion
  • Introduction to Social Theory
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Needs Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Priorities and Interventions in Public Health
  • Public Health Practicum
  • Public Health Professional Practice
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Standard pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing
  • Sustainability and Health


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Public Health (1440) with a GPA of 5.0 or higher over the second and third year of the Bachelor degree will be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Health (Honours) in Public Health (2121). Further study options also include the Doctor of Medicine (5099), the Master of Public Health (5263), the Master of Global Public Health (5725) and the Master of Health Services Management (5586). Students interested in further study should consult the Program Director.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $91,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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