Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Arts

with majors in Clinical Technologies and Indigenous Studies – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-HSCART Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Clinical Technologies

Learn about anatomy and physiology using cutting-edge MedTech. Become a clinical physiologist, or biomedical scientist, with postgraduate study. 

What is Clinical Technology? Endorsed by ANSA (Australian Neurophysiological Scientists of Australia), this highly-respected major prepares you for the future of health tech. Learn to use point-of-care, industry-standard devices to medically monitor cardiopulmonary, renal and neurophysiology systems.

Clinical Technologies shares five units with biomedical engineering, giving you lab time with students whose specific skillset complements your own knowledge of health and biology. 

We’ve developed this tech-savvy curriculum with professional bodies, and we encourage you to register with our industry networks at the start of your degree, so you can build your CV while you study. 

Many graduates of this major now enjoy careers as clinical physiologists, testing patients in hospital cardiac, respiratory, renal, neurophysiology, and sleep labs.

Selected major: Indigenous Studies

Indigenous ways of being and doing are being increasingly understood for not just their historical value, but for their place in contemporary society. This major provides a number of opportunities to learn such concepts and how to utilise them in future careers including the role of Indigenous Knowledges in a range of contemporary fields, and concepts of Indigenous entrepreneurship in today's world.

You’ll experience contemporary community organisations and the issues they face in the capstone unit to learn and adopt culturally safe practices which can be applied to your professional career.  

Impact the health of individuals and the world at large, our Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Arts will prepare for a rewarding career in the booming health industry.

With core units across multiple fields of health science, explore contemporary how you can help people to live happier healthier lives. Plus, you’ll have access to cutting-edge, industry-relevant tech in our campus labs, preparing you with the tech know-how the health industry needs.

By combining with a Bachelor of Arts, you’ll develop a deep understanding of what is needed to improve the health of the world through majors that unpack crucial global issues such as climate change and equality and discrimination. You’ll develop essential skills of analytical thinking, cultural competency, digital literacy and a robust verbal and written communication skill set to broaden the scope and flexibility of your career options.

In the combination of degrees, you can choose your Health Science major based on your career aspirations leading you to postgraduate studies in physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy or counselling, while the transferrable skills developed in the arts degree can be applied to almost any industry.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. This double degree, a major component of your studies is an industry-linked project, which addresses a current industry challenge. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply for a career-focused placement or an internship, allowing you to build a professional network before you graduate. In your second year, in the Skills and Strategies for Social Change core arts unit, collaborate with fellow students and community, civil society and industry partners to create real campaigns for real social change.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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Duration

4-5 years full-time or equivalent part-time depending on HSC Major

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400211631 (CSP)
  • 3400211633 (IFP)