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Build sought-after skills to help promote health and wellbeing across communities with this Bachelor of Health Sciences course from Deakin University.
If you're interested in science or health and want a rewarding career helping others, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to turn your passion into a career in this dynamic and growing industry. In this broad, foundation course, you'll learn the fundamentals of health science, and study subjects including environmental health, family and society health, food, disability, medical biotechnology, health promotion, health and sustainability, nutrition and physical health, psychological science, exercise science and psychology for professional development. You'll be able to choose up to three majors, with a broad range of electives - making this course an ideal starting point for a varied and successful career across a range of health science fields.
With a particular focus on preparing students for real-world work, this course offers workplace learning opportunities for developing practical experience to complement your theoretical study. You'll graduate from this course equipped with the experience, skills and insights required to make a real difference in the important, challenging and rewarding field of contemporary health science.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this health science course, the subjects you may study include:
Students will select elective units based on one of the following major sequences:
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a broad range of health science, health promotion and human services roles. Health science is the fastest growing employment sector in Australia, and graduates of this qualification will enjoy choosing from a broad range of prospects. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work in health education, health promotion, health administration, human services, or health research or policy development.
With real-world work experience opportunities available and connections with industry leaders, this course helps you build sought-after practical experience and connections for your exciting new career.
Wondering where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
The estimated fee for one year of full-time study for this course if $8,755.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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