Public Health is the art and science of promoting healthy people, places and policies. Public Health improves the health and quality of life of a population, by working to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote health through scientifically analysing populations and generating solutions to problems.This degree will provide you with an understanding of the key issues affecting the health of populations. You will develop skills in obtaining, reviewing and analysing health information; planning and managing a health program or project; and in improving the health of populations.As a Dean's Scholar you will make a scholarly contribution to your field of study and to UOW. You will have access to an academic mentor, extended library privileges, invitations to attend School workshops and seminars, and networking events. There's also the opportunity for casual employment in the UOW Faculty of Social Sciences, community research, or projects supervised by leading practitioners or scholars for 15 hours per year.
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