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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion

  • Graduate Diploma

Indigenous health promotion aims to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health at a community level.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
1 year full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$9,359 per year / $9,359 total

About this course

Indigenous health promotion aims to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health at a community level. This means identifying community needs and strengths, developing a plan of action and putting it into practice.

This program is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers who either already have a role in promoting the health of their communities and who wish to gain experience or skills in this field. It is designed to give practitioners the knowledge and skills they need to help prevent illness and injury or reduce the harms associated with these conditions. It has a particular focus on community participation and empowerment, guided by the principles of social justice and social inclusion.

The course is only offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Why study Indigenous health promotion with us?
  • Block-mode delivery allows you to attend one of Australia's leading universities while working full-time.
  • This is the only block-mode Indigenous Health Promotion graduate diploma in the country.
  • Your knowledge, skills and experiences are considered a valuable asset to the course.
  • You'll learn from, and work with, peers from a diverse range of backgrounds and locations urban, rural, remote and very remote.
  • You will work in partnership with communities to develop programs.
  • Learn the knowledge and skills to address illness and injury using best practice health promotion tools and processes.
  • The support, teaching, curriculum and facilities are world standard.
  • You will earn a highly regarded qualification from the University of Sydney.
  • Study a course that has a focus on empowering individuals and communities.
  • Implement and evaluate programs using best practice aimed at continued improvement and positive health outcomes.
Who should study this course?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are committed to improving health outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and have experience working with communities or who hold equivalent qualifications.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification

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