Why study health promotion at La Trobe?

Highly employable

90.4 per cent of our recent graduates from undergraduate health services and support degrees found employment within four months.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2019, ComparED: Health Services & Support (Undergraduate)

Top 200 globally

La Trobe's clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 200.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: clinical, pre-clinical and health

Real work settings

Learn in Victoria’s leading hospitals through our on-site clinical schools and work placements.

Find out more about our health placements

On the couch with public health and health promotion

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Discover how to help people and communities prevent disease and promote good health.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

Learn more

Career opportunities in health promotion

Career pathways

Studying health promotion builds transferable skills in communication, analytical thinking and problem solving to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Health promotion officer
  • Community development worker
  • Workplace health coordinator
  • Health educator
  • Youth and community programs officer
  • Aboriginal community service worker

Future employers

Potential employers of health promotion graduates include:

  • Community Health
  • Asthma Foundation
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Hepatitis Victoria
  • Telethon Kids Institute
  • Gambler’s Help West
  • Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre

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